The Jacques Delors Institute deciphers the functioning and priorities of the EU’s trade policy, which must allow it to retain its ranking as the leading trade power in the world and to further leverage the strategic potential of this policy in its other external action areas.
While Europeans strive to retain their trade position against the rise of China and new economic powers, the EU’s trade policy is proving to be all the more important for Member States’ competitiveness as, in the future, 90% of demand growth will come from outside the EU. In addition, the stalemate in multilateral negotiations is not curbing Europeans’ ambition to achieve more effective regulation of globalisation.
Enrico Letta, our president, is interviewed by the Itamian information website eunews about Europe's international trade in an article entitled "Letta: “Momento peggiore per il commercio internazionale per colpa di Trump”, on June 7th, 2017.
Elvire Fabry, senior research fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute, moderates a panel about the political and economic dynamics after the British referendum and the French and German elections, organised by the German Marshall Fund and the United ...