Brussels, 10 April 2019. In seven out of ten annual EU/China Summits1, China has emphasized support for rules-based trade. Repeated again in the joint statement of yesterday: „The EU and China firmly support the rules-based multilateral trading system with the WTO at its core, fight against unilateralism and protectionism, and commit to complying with WTO rules.“Read More
Brussels 28 March 2019 – Inès Van Lierde as Chair of AEGIS Europe and Secretary General of Euroalliages has been invited as speaker at the Women in Trade Network Brussels organized by Hydro, to discuss about WTO Reform.Read More
Brussels, 5 March 2019 – AEGIS Europe has officially launched the Manifesto of the EP Forum on Fair Competition in International Trade & Law Enforcement at an event held in the European Parliament on the 5th of March 2019Read More
Buenos Aires, 4-5 October 2018 – Business20 (B20) is the private sector´s voice of the G20 community. 2018 B20 Argentina has proposed eight task forces; each of them has drafted thematic papers with policy proposals for submission to the G20.
Inès Van Lierde, Chair of AEGIS Europe, has been asked by the B20 Chair Daniel Funes de Rioja to become Co-Chair of the B20 Trade & Investment task force.Read More
Paris, 28 May 2018 - Inès Van Lierde, Chair of AEGIS Europe, has been asked by the B20 Chair Daniel Funes de Rioja to become Co-Chair of the B20 Trade & Investment task force.
The last meeting of the Trade & Investment task force took place on 28 May at OECD in Paris.Read More
[Cerame-Unie PRESS RELEASE]
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.Read More
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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.Read More
Brussels, 16 November 2017 – The European Parliament has passed anti-dumping rules, which herald a new era for European trade defence against destructive dumping. Ines Van Lierde, Chair of AEGIS Europe, an alliance representing the interests of EU manufacturers cautiously welcomed the Regulation.Read More
Brussels, 7 November 2017 – AEGIS Europe today backed the European Bicycle Manufacturers Association (EBMA) in its complaint against dumped Chinese e-bikes, which are harming European producers and threatening the future of the industry.Read More
Brussels, 24 October 2017 - 119 European industrial Associations, including AEGIS Europe and its members, have signed a Joint Reaction Paper “For an ambitious EU industrial strategy: going further”, whose drafting was coordinated by UNIFE.Read More
Brussels, 4 October 2017 – AEGIS Europe, an alliance of 30 industries, has welcomed an agreement between the European Parliament, Commission and Council on a new EU trade defence regime, during a final Trilogue, held in Strasbourg.Read More
Brussels, 2 October 2017 – AEGIS Europe - an alliance representing over 30 key industries - applauds French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for strong EU trade defences to counter the ever-growing trend of mass dumping of products into Europe.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
11 May 2017 / Following the EU Trade Ministers agreement a common position regarding the new anti-dumping methodology on 11 May - AEGIS Europe called on policy makers ensure that effective Anti-Dumping measures are implemented.Read More
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.Read More