Finland wants to strengthen the provision on sustainable development in trade agreements
8 July 2019
Growing tensions in trade relations between the superpowers, coupled with protectionism, meaning the protection of domestic production from foreign competition, also represent a challenge to the European economy.
In this situation, the EU must defend the multilateral trading system and resist new trade barriers.
Pursuing an ambitious, open and rules-based trade policy is the best way to enhance the EU’s competitiveness and its status as an attractive trading partner. To support economic growth and employment in Europe, the EU needs to open new markets and strengthen its common rules.
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