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European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström visits Washington, DC (8-10 January 2019)

11/01/2019 - 16:09
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The European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, traveled to Washington, DC on 8-10 January 2019.

The European Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, traveled to Washington, DC on 8-10 January 2019. Her visit took place in the context of the Executive Working Group set up by U.S. President Donald J. Trump and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker to implement the positive transatlantic trade agenda agreed upon in the EU-US Joint statement from July 2018. In addition, she met with the Secretary of the Treasury, Steven Mnuchin, and Members of the U.S. Congress.

While in Washington, Commissioner Malmström also chaired the fifth ministerial level trilateral meeting between the EU, the U.S. and Japan which took place at the EU delegation to the U.S. to discuss cooperation on global issues such as trade-distorting practices. Read the joint statement here.

Commissioner Malmström concluded her visit with a public talk at the Atlantic Council on "Trade Trends 2019". You can read her speech here and watch the event here.

Learn more on the visit reading our Medium story.

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