Access to Raw Materials:
Position paper attached.
Free trade might be counterproductive in the absence of a level playing field. Trade needs to be sustainable and fair.
MES China in 2016
EUROALLIAGES is of the opinion that MES should not be automatically granted to the PR China in 2016.
A close analysis of the China WTO Accession Protocol points to the possibility of not granting MES should the conditions not be met.
A presentation of this opinion is also attached.
The attached article of December 2016 presents the position of the new Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström.
EUROALLIAGES is also a member of the Action Group AEGIS Europe working to promote manufacturing investment, innovation, jobs and growth, including trade remedies in the face of illegal dumping and subsidies.
This group's statement on MES China can also be found below.