New Zealand deal: trade becomes more sustainable

Just last week, the EU Commission published its ideas for more sustainability in trade policy, and yesterday it already presented the first use case: the deal between the EU and New Zealand contains “the most ambitious sustainability agreements ever in a trade agreement,” said Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis, who was responsible for the deal, when he announced the agreement. In Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government, he said, they had found a like-minded partner here.

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