Trade: Orgalim priorities for future EU-US trade relations

Published: 28 September 2021

Policies & Issues: Trade

European Union-United States trade relations are key for Europe’s technology industries. In the short term, we call for the EU and the US to solve trade issues such as the Airbus-Boeing dispute and steel and aluminium tariffs. We also call for the maintainance of freedom of travel for business travellers from the EU. We encourage the EU and the US to move forward with a positive agenda, including EU-US cooperation at World Trade Organisation (WTO) level; and to start work on the Trade and Technology Council (TTC) with the aim of advancing cooperation on international standards, AI and cybersecurity. Moreover, we support the advancment of the negotiations on trade agreements on conformity assessment and on the elimination of tariffs on industrial goods. Finally, we support the creation of the EU-US High-level Climate Action Group to tackle climate change and to promote green growth.

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Authors

Selandari
Silvia Selandari
Senior Adviser - Trade and Legal
Boledi
Federica Boledi
Adviser - Internal Market and Innovation

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