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.
Learn more on the visit reading our Medium story.