Tuesday

3rd May 2016

Ticker

EU to lift trade barriers with Colombia, Peru on 1 August

A free trade deal between the EU, Colombia and Peru will enter into force on 1 August and is expected to bring yearly savings of more than €500 million for companies. Customs duties on industrial and fisheries products will be scrapped and trade in agricultural products will become more open.

News in Brief

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  6. MEPs urge extra sanctions on Russian officials
  7. Poland's right-wing leader wants constitutional overhaul
  8. Don't silence media, Council of Europe tells countries

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