The European Union has unveiled a new trade strategy, which it says will allow Brussels to be more "assertive" in pursuing the bloc's interests and protecting it from unfair trade practices.
"The three keywords that define our strategy are: open, sustainable and assertive," said the EU trade chief Valdis Dombrovskis as he unveiled the plan on Thursday.
The trade policy reboot will act as a blueprint for how the 27-member bloc will engage with international partners for the next 10 years and comes against the backdrop of increasing geopolitical conflict, a retreat from international trade norms and economic upheaval in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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