Brussels, 14 September 2022
Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis will participate in the G7 Trade Ministers Meeting which will take place in Neuhardenberg, Germany, on 14-15 September. German Minister for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection, Robert Habeck, hosts and leads the work process of the G7 Trade Ministers. During the meeting, the Ministers will discuss coordinated actions to prevent Russia from profiting from its illegal aggression against Ukraine, including from its attacks on Ukraine’s production and exports. They will also discuss further steps to keep food and agriculture markets open and call on all partners to avoid unjustified restrictive trade measures. Furthermore, ministers will reaffirm their unwavering commitment to support the government and people of Ukraine, including thought trade and investment. In addition, they will discuss joint responses to global economic disruptions, including resilient and sustainable supply chains, the reform of the WTO, level playing field issues and economic coercion. In the margins of this meeting, Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis will meet bilaterally with US Trade Representative Katherine Tai, Ukrainian Trade Minister Yulia Svyrydenko, Canadian Trade Minister Mary Ng, and Japanese Trade Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura.
Source – EU Commission