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The Directorate-General for Trade in the European Commission helps to develop and implement EU trade policy. Along with the EU's Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, we aim to shape a trade environment that is good for people and for business.
As of 21 September, EU companies and citizens can start reaping the benefits of the EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), which is now in provisional application.
The European Union has launched an alliance to end the trade in goods used to carry out the death penalty and torture.
The European Union is a partner of people, not only of governments, and civil society organisations play a fundamental role in shaping the EU Neighbourhood policy.
The European Union must make full use of its huge potential outside its borders if it is to meet the expectations of its own citizens, and this is the main goal of the EU Global Strategy for Foreign and Security Policy, High Representative Federica Mogherini said in a keynote speech in Stockholm.
In challenging times, the European Union needs to think strategically, have a vision and act together, especially after the British referendum, High Representative Federica Mogherini today told the European Parliament in Strasbourg.