Directorate-General for Trade

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The Directorate-General for Trade (DG Trade) is a Directorate-General of the European Commission. DG Trade works on securing prosperity, solidarity and security in Europe and around the globe. It covers a wide area from manufactured goods to services, intellectual property and investment.[1]

Under the authority of Cecilia Malmström, the European Commissioner for Trade, DG Trade coordinates trade relations between the European Union (EU) and the rest of the world. As of January 2011 Jean-Luc Demarty is the Director-General.[2]


  • European Commissioner for Trade
  • Director General
    • Deputy Director General
      • Directorate A - Resources and Economic Analysis
        • Unit A1 - Resources and Strategic Planning
        • Unit A2 - Chief Economist
        • Unit A3 - Information Technology
      • Directorate B - Services and Investment, Bilateral Trade Relations
        • Unit B1 - Services and Investment
        • Unit B2 - Trade Relations with the Far East
        • Unit B3 - Trade Relations with North America
        • Unit B4 - Trade Relations with Latin America
      • Directorate C - Sustainable Development, Bilateral Trade Relations
        • Unit C1 - Sustainable Development and SPS Issues
        • Unit C2 - Trade Relations with the Euromed and the Middle East
        • Unit C3 - Trade Relations with South Asia, Korea, and ASEAN
      • Directorate D - Development and EPAs
        • Unit D1 - Trade and Development
        • Unit D2 - Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) 1
        • Unit D3 - Economic Partnership Agreements (EPA) 2
    • Deputy Director General
      • Directorate E - Public Procurement and Intellectual Property, Bilateral Trade Relations
        • Unit E1 - Europe (non-EU) and Central Asia
        • Unit E2 - Public Procurement and Intellectual Property
      • Directorate F - WTO Affairs, OECD and Dual Use
        • Unit F1 - WTO, OECD and Dual Use
        • Unit F2 - Legal Aspects of Trade Policy
        • Unit F3 - Food-Related Sectors
      • Directorate G - Market Access and Industry
        • Unit G1 - Market Access
        • Unit G2 - Industrial Sectors
        • Unit G3 - Industrial Tariff and Non-tariff Negotiations
      • Directorate H - Trade Defense
        • Unit H1 - General Policy and WTO Relations
        • Unit H2 - Investigations I - Relations with Member States and Industry for Trade Defense Matters
        • Unit H3 - Investigations II - Anti-Circumventions
        • Unit H4 - Investigations III - Monitoring of Implementation
        • Unit H5 - Investigations IV - Bilateral Relations
        • Unit H6 - Investigations V - Administrative Matters

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