Cerame-Unie PRESS RELEASE: Expiry Review of anti-dumping duties on ceramic tableware and kitchen ware from China

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15 May 2018, Brussels – The European Federation of Ceramic Table- and Ornamentalware (FEPF) welcomes today's publication by the European Commission of a Notice of Initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware from China. FEPF submitted compelling evidence that anti-dumping duties should be renewed for another period of five years in order to preserve the employment and competitiveness of the Union tableware and kitchenware industry.

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EBMA PRESS RELEASE: European Bicycle Manufacturers Association applauds EU Registration of dumped e-bikes from China

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Brussels, 3 May 2018 - Moreno Fioravanti, Secretary General of the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA) said: “The EBMA applauds today’s European Commission decision to order the registration of all imported e-bikes from China, a first vital step for the legitimate defence of 90,000 EU workers and over 800 SMEs against unfair competition. This means that provisional EU anti-dumping measures may be imposed on Chinese e-bikes imports with effect prior to 20 July 2018 and as early as tomorrow.

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PRESS RELEASE: Foreign Direct Investment screening: an overdue, essential tool for the EU

Brussels, 19 March 2018 – It is vital that the EU’s openness to Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) remains high – EU industry relies on straightforward access to capital in order to innovate and grow. However, there is lack of transparency as regards inward FDI into EU. In order to remedy this situation, the European Commission has proposed an FDI screening mechanism, which AEGIS Europe supports.  

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PRESS RELEASE: AEGIS Europe stands with the European Parliament on new EU Anti-Dumping rules

Brussels, 11 September 2017 – The European Commission and European Parliament are holding a planned meeting on the EU’s new trade defence regime tomorrow (12 September). Ahead of this engagement, AEGIS Europe has applauded the stance taken by the Parliament on ensuring that Europe has sufficiently strong, and legally robust, trade defences in place to counter dumping into the EU.

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PRESS RELEASE: AEGIS Europe calls on EU to ensure robust Trade Defence in glass fibre fabrics case

Brussels, 4 July 2017 – AEGIS Europe has expressed major concerns regarding the approach being taken by DG Trade in the first expiry review of anti-dumping measures on imports of open mesh fabrics of glass fibres originating from China. This case comes at a crucial moment, one week before the start of the Trilogue on a new EU Anti-Dumping methodology, currently scheduled for 12 July. 

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PRESS RELEASE: MEPs urged to agree “meaningful” report in European Parliament Committee

Brussels, 20 June 2017 – MEPs in the European Parliament will today vote on a committee report regarding the Commission's proposal for a new ‘non-standard’ methodology to be used in anti-dumping proceedings against non-market economies. AEGIS Europe urges MEPs to recognise the need for clear definitions, formalised due process, and an unambiguously effective non-standard anti-dumping methodology.

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PRESS RELEASE: WTO decision: China’s panel dispute against the EU to proceed

4 April 2017 / The People's Republic of China is attacking the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) with regards to the EU’s anti-dumping law. China wants the EU to restrict anti-dumping measures to situations where prices for Chinese products in Europe fall below domestic prices in China, ignoring the state-sponsored distortions of prices in China.

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PRESS RELEASE: EU-China trade deficit massively unbalanced: €175 billion Euros

8 March 2017 / Final figures from Eurostat show that the 2016 EU trade deficit with China remains severely unbalanced at almost €175 billion Euros.  The 2016 EU trade deficit with China is almost on par with the record high of 2015 which equates to around seven million containers that arrive fully loaded in Europe and go back to China empty.

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