To meet the raising concerns of members on the labour situation in Bangladesh, FTA wrote a letter to the Prime Minister of Bangladesh urging the country to cooperate with international bodies.
The EU and Japan have reached a political agreement on the main elements of their free trade agreement. A long period still awaits until it is finalised and comes into force.
FTA urges the European Parliament to reassess its proposal on new methodology to calculate normal value for countries with significant price distortions.
Read FTA’s comments to the European Commission Roadmap on the interface between chemicals, products and waste legislation.
FTA and the Importers and Exporters Association of Taipei signed an agreement to unite efforts and work together on trade and investment.
The agreement has the potential to deliver significant economic and social benefits in many sectors, including retail and imports.
FTA, in cooperation with the College of Europe, co-organised a full-day conference on the political, economic and legal aspects of the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment (CAI).
The European Chemical Agency recently recognised FTA as an accredited stakeholder, making the association the only representative of importers and brands present at this discussion level.
On 16 May 2017, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) issued its Opinion on the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (EUSFTA).
FTA has published a position paper on the European Commission proposal to restrict a list of Carcinogens, Mutagens and Reprotoxicants in textiles in direct contact with the skin.