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News | 10 September 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/34
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
CLECAT Newsletter 2021/34
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
EU KEEPS LEADERSHIP IN AGRI-FOOD TRADE
On 8 September, the European Commission published the 2020 annual report on EU agri-food trade, which finds that the EU reinforced its leading position among the world’s biggest exporters. On the import side, the EU has become the third largest importer after the US and China.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
NEW EU EXPORT CONTROL REGIME ENTERS INTO FORCE
On 9 September, the new EU Export Control Regulation - Regulation (EU) No 2021/821 - entered into force, modernising the EU system for the control of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
UK EXTENDS GRACE PERIODS FOR TRADE INTO NI
On 6 September, the UK Government announced that the grace periods covering post-Brexit trade from Great Britain to Northern Ireland will be extended again from October 1 "to provide space for potential further discussions" on the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
NEW SILK ROAD: A SOLUTION AT A TIME OF DISRUPTED MARITIME SUPPLY CHAINS?
RailFreight Summit Poland, which was held at the beginning of September, discussed the impact of the disruptions in the maritime supply chain on volumes on the New Silk Road.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
ENISA PUBLISHES SECURE SME TOOL
On 8 September, the European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) announced the creation of the “SecureSME Tool”, a practical and user-friendly tool facilitating SMEs to navigate to ENISA’s tips, guidelines and recommendations. The tool was presented within the framework of the International Cybersecurity Forum (FIC 2021) in Lille, France.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
EUROCONTROL STAKEHOLDER FORUM ON SAF
On 23 September, EUROCONTROL is organising a stakeholder forum to explore the potential of sustainable aviation fuels (SAFs) for driving down aircraft emissions, whilst enabling business to grow sustainably.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
SHIPPING INDUSTRY PROPOSES GLOBAL LEVY ON CO2
The International Chamber of Shipping (ICS) and Intercargo submitted a proposal to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) to implement a global levy on carbon emissions from ships to help the shipping industry to reduce emissions. The proposal is a response to the proposal of the European Commission to extend the EU ETS to maritime transport.
Newsletters | 10 September 2021
ENVI COMMITTEE DISCUSSES CBAM
On 9 September, the ENVI Committee of the European Parliament also discussed another key proposal of the Fit for 55 Package delivering on the Green Deal; the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM).