Trade priorities of the Slovak Presidency
As of 1st July 2016, Slovakia will take over the presidency of the European Union for the next 6 months. The priorities of the upcoming presidency on international trade are:
- The signature of the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA);
- The modernization of trade defense instruments;
- The conclusion of the trade talks with Japan;
- Finding a common position among Member States on China’s status of a market economy.