Archives: Trade

EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement – an instrument for corporate tax avoidance?

This report explores the impact that the so-call ‘modernisation’ of the EU-Mexico Free Trade Agreement (FTA) might have on corporate tax avoidance and illicit financial flows.

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Stay within the Single Market to protect our steel industry says Green MEP

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP for the South West of England, has today welcomed the European Parliament’s International Trade committee’s adoption of a new methodology for calculating anti-dumping duties saying that it illustrates the strength of the Single Market to protect our steel industry. The new agreement would make it possible to protect against dumping […]

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Court ruling on trade deal could help prevent Brexit race to the bottom, says MEP

Molly has welcomed a landmark ruling by the European Court of Justice (ECJ) that will help shape the way future EU trade agreements are negotiated.

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Gibraltar are pawns in Tories Brexit shambles, says MEP

The people of Gibraltar, who voted 96% to Remain on an 85% turnout, are being dragged against their will into the Tories Brexit shambles says Molly.

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Triggering Article 50 makes for worrying times for Bristol’s businesses, warns MEP

As Theresa May triggers article 50, Molly has warned that Bristol and other cities in the South West face an exodus of those employed in finance and related sectors and that the majority of SMEs exporting to the EU believe the impact of leaving the single market will be ‘negative’ or ‘very negative’.

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