EU: Trade policy targeting corruption

April 22, 2016
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On Tuesday 19 April 2016, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström outlined the European Commission’s intention to “include anti-corruption provisions in EU trade agreements”, in a speech to the OECD.
“For the first time, she gave an indication of the EU’s approach, which she argued needs to be comprehensive and ambitious”, her Department said in a press release. “Businesses consistently cite corruption as one of the biggest problem problems they face at the border, particularly in developing countries”, the Commissioner said in her speech. (EU Neighbourhood Info)
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