Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.
She holds a postgraduate diploma in the European public affairs from Maastricht University in the Netherlands and an MA in international relations from University of Lódź in Poland.
Selected Insights by Joanna
The European Commission is planning to temporarily suspend tariffs and value-added tax on imported protective medical equipment in response to the worsening Covid-19 crisis, MLex has learned.
US sanctions against the EU over illegal subsidies to Airbus are still on the cards, after yesterday’s meeting between EU trade chief Cecilia Malmström and her US counterpart Robert Lighthizer failed to produce a breakthrough, MLex has learned.
Nitrogen fertilizer from US, Russia, Trinidad & Tobago to face provisional dumping duties of up to 39.3 percentFertilizer producers from Russia, Trinidad & Tobago and the US might face provisional dumping duties ranging from 16.3 percent to 39.3 percent, after EU investigators found that their exports into the bloc are unfairly priced, MLex has learned.
US beef farmers could soon gain easier access to the EU’s market, as the bloc’s executive arm agreed in principle to allocate to the US an exclusive quota of 35,000 metric tons of "not hormone-treated" beef, MLex has learned. A fenced-off allocation is part of the EU’s global 45,000 tone hormone-free quota.
Four more steel products could fall under the scope of EU safeguard measures that will come into effect next month under proposed definitive measures by the European Commission.