EU Trade Priorities in 2016


March 10, 2016, 12:00 AM EST
Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC

Cecilia Malmström (European Commissioner for Trade)

Event Summary

European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström discussed "EU Trade Priorities in 2016" at the Institute on March 10, 2016. Topics included the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), the World Trade Organization's agenda after the Nairobi ministerial, and the European Union’s trade and investment talks with China, Japan, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Commissioner Malmström has been in charge of the trade portfolio in the European Commission, including negotiations of the TTIP, since the end of 2014. She previously served as European Commissioner for Home Affairs (2010–14), Swedish Minister for European Union Affairs (2006–10), and member of the European Parliament (1999–2006).