Commissioner Malmström discusses recent trade policy developments with the Advisory Group on Trade Agreements
The Advisory Group on Trade Agreements is meeting today for the 10th time since its launch in September 2017. During the meeting, Commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, will present the recent developments in EU trade policy, followed by a discussion with the Advisory Group members. Additionally, there will be a dedicated point on the Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, which entered into force on 1 February 2019. This regular engagement is part of the European Commission’s commitment to have transparent and inclusive trade policy-making. The Advisory Group is composed of non-governmental organisations operating at EU level and representing their own views and contributions for the EU trade negotiating agenda. These include employers’ organisations, trade unions, representative associations, socio-economic interest groups and other civil society organisations. The meeting starts at 14h today and the relevant documents are available online.