Boris Johnson was warned he risks scuppering a trade deal with Brussels if he refuses to implement customs checks in the Irish Sea.
The Council adopted a decision on the conclusion of a free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam. This decision clears the path, on the EU side, for the entry into force of the agreement.
A post-Brexit meeting between the EU and UK will go ahead as planned next week, despite the coronavirus crisis.
The European Union is seeking an explanation for Indonesia’s decision to scrap a highly regarded timber legality verification system, which the bloc uses to ensure it imports only sustainably sourced wood products.
The European Union is investing political capital in the African Continental Free Trade Area. What’s the state of play in getting the world’s largest free trade area off the ground? And why does the project matter so much for Europe?
If the intellectual property provisions of the DCFTA are applied, this will have an impact on both the cost of patented medicines and undermine access to affordable medicines.
The implementation of the European Union - Vietnam Free Trade Agreement poses many challenges to Vietnamese agricultural products.
The EU has decided to include the Solomon Islands in its trade agreement with the Pacific states, which will allow tuna caught there to be exported to EU markets without duties.
Will the EU concede to the demands of US negotiators on food standards? The Commission can in fact circumvent the mandate by using other methods that make it much easier to weaken standards.
Delayed negotiations will ‘proactively proceed’, Ursula von der Leyen tells Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in phone call.
London insists it won’t request an extension to EU-UK trade talks despite the EU’s lead negotiator Michel Barnier announcing he has contracted COVID-19.
Britain and the European Union have exchanged draft legal texts containing their proposals for how relations between the two sides should work after the end of a Brexit transition period.
While policies aiming to phase out coal are necessary to tackle climate change, they may give rise to legal claims from companies whose investments are adversely affected by the low-carbon energy transition.
UK and EU officials cancelled the second round of post-Brexit trade talks planned for this week because of the ongoing coronavirus crisis.
India is in talks with 23 parties, including the European Union, the Gulf Cooperation Council, ASEAN and Israel, on various types of trade agreements, according to data from the central ministry of commerce and industry.
Brexit trade talks are set to continue this week but will be conducted online because of the coronavirus crisis - potentially risking a breakdown in negotiations, with one expert warning "it’s not practical".
The British negotiating team will take a red pen to large sections of this EU draft treaty.
A summit planned for the end of March in Beijing between China and the European Union is set to be postponed due to the coronavirus.