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Trade & Environment Dialogue - 12 July 2004

EUCTP supported this dialogue session between representatives of the European Commission's Directorate-General (DG) for Trade, DG for Environement, China's Ministry of Commerce, and European and Chinese experts. The aim of the dialogue was to exchange views on environment-related aspects of trade such as trade in environmental goods and services, as well as on new EU environmental directives and their impact on China's exports. Ways to reconcile Multilateral Environmental Agreements with WTO rules were also explored.