Environmental Goods

European Commission to Host Roundtable on the Environmental Goods Agreement on June 3

The Environmental Goods Agreement - Promoting EU environmental objectives through trade

3 June 2015
170 rue de la Loi, 1040 Brussels
Charlemagne building, Room Lord Roy Jenkins

Environmental Goods Agreement Talks Review Product List

This article first appeared in Bridges on May 13, 2015 (ICTSD)

Negotiations for a planned tariff-cutting deal on environmental goods by a group of 17 WTO members completed a first reading of a compiled product nominations list last week in Geneva, Switzerland, reviewing just over 650 tariff lines and more than 2000 products.

Can the Environmental Goods Agreement trade talks boost energy efficiency?

This article first appeared in BioRes, Volume 9, Number 2 (ICTSD)

Energy efficiency measures are sometimes described as the “hidden fuel” in today’s energy mix. This article explains how a trade liberalising agreement could help scale up products related to energy efficiency.

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