BETA

22 Amendments of Herve JUVIN related to 2019/2197(INI)

Amendment 62 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3
3. Insists that EU trade strategy must continue to promote EU interests and values when contending with new challenges worldwide in order to keep and increase the competitiveness of its industry but also preserving its agriculture; considers, therefore, that an ambitious multilateral and plurilateral agenda, the conclusion of win-win trade agreements and their effective implementation and the elimination of unjustified trade barriers constitute the best way to make the EU more competitive in a globalised world
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 64 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3 a (new)
3 a. Recalls that since trade lies within the exclusive competence of the European Commission, the assessment strategies on agreements should be improved; the European Commission should, in this regard, ensure a better impact assessment process to be carried out in due time and conducted by independent organisms for each Trade Agreement;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 65 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 3 b (new)
3 b. Underlines that since trade is an exclusive competence of the European Commission, it should give the opportunity to Member States of developing a proper strategy to enhance the exchange of information between them in order to ensure a better communication and impact on trade relations -in and outside of the internal market-;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 72 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 4 a (new)
4 a. Calls on the Commission to adapt its trade policy to the current changes in the international context and challenges due the impact of the COVID-19 virus; points out the need to give enough political and administrative support to ensure that the interests of European industry and agriculture producers are safeguarded in ongoing FTAs negotiations, which must be revised and, if necessary, updated in order to comply with the current needs of the European market;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 74 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 4 b (new)
4 b. Encourages the Commission to further focus on the relevance of the quality product standards while conducting trade negotiations, with the interests of the European consumers’ health as its core guideline and in line to Intellectual Property rights, protection of Geographical indications as well as the ILO and environmental standards;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 76 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 4 c (new)
4 c. Regrets that the current EU policies are incentivizing enterprises to maximise extra-EU exports over investing in the internal market consumption, having this a direct impact on EU quality standards as well as disfavouring enterprises that are not able to use international trade as an instrument; points out with big concern that an increasing extra-EU exports propensity - together with an absence of a developed and growing Internal Market- exposes European enterprises to external shocks, which are not manageable by the tools available at European and Member States' level; calls on the Commission to boost the Single Market with a special focus on EU consumers purchasing power, in order to safeguard extra-EU exporters' solidity and increase their investment capacity;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 83 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6
6. Calls for a substantive reform of the WTO, based on modernising its rule- book in order to make it more effective by providing structural and long-term solutions; eEncourages WTO members to reach an ambitious and balanced agreement on the long-standing issue of fishery subsidies during the ministerial summit in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan and send out a clear signal that the WTO is still able to deliver on its negotiating function;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 89 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 6 a (new)
6 a. Takes nonetheless note that WTO has failed to cope with its basic functions and that it is not able to comply with its purposes and core functions; in this regards considers that efforts shall be put on trying to find an alternative that suits all partners instead of trying to revive an organisation that has failed to comply with its objectives; believes that efforts by the European Union and its Member States should be targeted towards finding a more suitable alternative for all partners rather than on safeguarding and reforming the current Organization;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 104 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 9
9. Takes note of the dramatic change in the US trade strategy over the past three years, which is focused on bilateral trade and often legally questionable unilateral trade measures; takes note of the limited progress madeongoing negotiations towards implementing the joint US-EU Statement of 25 July 2018; stresses the importance of relaunching the EU-US talkskeeping agriculture outside onf the basisscope of the existing negotiating mandates adopted in April 2019 by the Councilnegotiations as well as ensuring proper monitoring and protection of the fisheries sector;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 119 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 11 a (new)
11 a. Hopes that the Airbus - Boeing affair will be swiftly resolved soon without major damages to EU exports; regrets nevertheless that the judgement could have been less harmful for Member States if the European Commission would have further strive on the negotiations with the US to avoid taxes on EU export; regrets on the other hand that the US chose to tax goods from countries not part of the Airbus enterprise; underlines the necessity the European Commission to double its efforts in defending the European agricultural products and to ensure that they are not hit by additional tariffs;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 129 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 12 a (new)
12 a. Deplores that during the Covid-19 crisis there has been a spread of disinformation, propaganda and misleading information, as well as a considerable lack of management of the interference of Chinese actors within the EU, which has undermined trust in the trade markets overall and created a negative impact on procurement markets;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 131 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 12 b (new)
12 b. Emphasises its deep concern over the counterfeiting practices in China; stresses that the current Eu trade policy has steadily prejudice its health sector, industry and services; recalls in this regard that a report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office covering the period 2014-2016, from September 2016, sets the value of EU trade in counterfeit products in 2013 at 85 billion euros, with a potential damage above 10 billion euros, which affects as well to more than 37,000 jobs of the EU pharmaceutical sector;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 160 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 16
16. Recalls the positivTakes note of the developments of the EU-Canada trade agreement (CETA); notes that during its first full calendar year of implementation, bilateral trade in goods, including agri-food products, grew by 10.3 %, compared to the average of the previous three years; recalls that the EU’s trade surplus with Canada rose by 60 % and created additional opportunities for our exporters; expresses nonetheless big concern over some products entering the EU markets which fail to comply with sanitary and environmental standards; stresses in this regard the need to watch over European consumers’ interest and health as well as fair competition;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 173 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 17 a (new)
17 a. Strongly highlights the importance of the protection of geographical indications and the benefits derived from it for European producers and calls on the European Commission to secure greater compliance with these provisions in existing and future trade agreements;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 200 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 21
21. Welcomes the entry into force of the EU-Singapore trade agreement of 21 November 2019; welcomacknowledges its consent on the EU-Vietnam agreement and calls for its quick implementation; views these agreements as a step towards; takes note with concern of the intention of the European Commission to quickly concludinge an FTA with the entire Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 209 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 23
23. Underlines its determination to establish the closest relationship possible with the United Kingdom, based on the principles regarding trade, investments and competitiveness, as set out in its resolution of 12 February 2020 on the proposed mandate for negotiations for a new partnership with the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland7 ; notes that the Political Declaration of 17 October 2019 supported by the United Kingdom states that the future economic partnership will be underpinned by provisions ensuring a level playing field for open and fair competition; points out that the EU Member States are net exporters to the UK and finding a solution that satisfies both parties shall be a priority aiming to ensure the respect and protection of the interests of EU exporters and investors; calls on the Commission to enhance competitiveness for EU companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); _________________ 7 Texts adopted, P9_TA(2020)0033.
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 212 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 24
24. Encourages the Commission to seize the momentum caused by the UK’s withdrawal to streamline our EU-policies, cut red tape and enhance competitiveness for EU companies and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); stresses that the FTA should aim to allow for the closest possible market access and trade facilitation in order to minimise trade disruptions;deleted
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 218 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 25
25. WelcomesTakes note of the conclusions of the trade negotiations with Mexico and the MERCOSUR countries, which have both the potential to deepen our strategic partnership with Latin America and to create additional opportunities in our trade relations with those countries; notes that such opportunities would also give EU companies access to an increasingly growing marketour trade relations with those countries; notes notwithstanding with big concern the devastating impact that this agreement is expected to have on the European beef meat production as well as its environmental impact; in this regard, calls on the Commission to focus its efforts on the EU agricultural sector as well as on the concerns expressed by EU producers and to put their interests at the core of the implementation procedure;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 229 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 26 a (new)
26 a. Believes that a thorough reflexion shall be taken towards potential compensation on products from trade partners whose production systems do not respect the same environmental standards as European companies and therefore fail to meet their commitment on sustainable development;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 230 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 27
27. Welcomes the Commission’s initiative for a European Green Deal and underlines that it should be comprised of a strategy that is ecologically, economically and socially balanced; calls on the Commission to give special consideration to the rules applying to third countries in order to promote fair competition and ensure a level playing field, as these rules shall not be equivalent to Member States’ rules;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 269 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 32
32. Recalls that the efforts to keep rules-based trade must play a crucial role in our trade strategy and in this context recalls the adoption on the modernisation of trade defence instruments in 2018, and the new foreign investment screening mechanism; stresses that the new foreign investment screening mechanism should never be a tool for protectionism; highlights the importance of ensuring that TDIs are properly implemented and effective, especially in the post Covid-19 trading context in order to protect the EU market from distortions or abuses;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA
Amendment 272 #
Motion for a resolution
Paragraph 32 a (new)
32 a. Recalls the adoption in 2018 of the new foreign investment screening mechanism; highlights that the new foreign investment screening mechanism should be a tool to face unfair competition and practices that are threatening the security of EU strategic production facilities, sectors and industries; points out it could be a far more ambitious tool; stresses the need of a strong screening and cooperation in the post Covid-19 context where some of the EU strategic sectors could be subjected to pressures; calls also to enlarge its scope by placing a particular focus on start-ups and SMEs in the medical research sector;
2020/06/04
Committee: INTA