Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) of 25 May 2023

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  • Media advisory
  • 24 May 2023
  • 13:10

All times are approximate and subject to change

Chair: Johan Forssell, Swedish Minister for Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade

from 08.30
Arrivals (live streaming)

+/- 08.45
Doorstep by Johan Forssell (live streaming)

+/- 09.30Beginning of the Foreign Affairs Council (Trade)– Adoption of the agenda

– Approval of “A” items

– Trade relations with the United States

– Trade relations with China

– WTO: preparation for the 13th WTO Ministerial Conference

– Any other business

+/- 13.15
Working lunch

Ongoing bilateral trade negotiations

At the end of the meeting (+/- 14.45) – Press conference in live streaming.

Arrangements for the press conference

The press conference will take place in a hybrid format: EU accredited journalists will be able to participate and ask questions either remotely or in person at the Justus Lipsius press room.

To attend the event remotely, please use this link to register and have the possibility to ask questions.

Those who already registered for the previous press events of Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) do not need to do it again.

  • Deadline for registration: Thursday, 25 May 2023, 13.45

Further instructions will be sent to all registered participants shortly after the deadline.

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