The EU Foreign Affairs Council (Trade) will take place in Brussels on 22 May 2018. I will be representing the UK.
The substantive items on 22 May will be: adoption of the negotiating mandates for Free Trade Agreements with Australia and New Zealand, adoption of conclusions on the negotiation and conclusion of EU trade arrangements, and follow-up to the 11th World Trade Organisation Ministerial Conference (MC11). There will also be an exchange of views on the EU-Japan Economic Partnership agreement, the EU-Singapore Free Trade Agreement and the EU-Singapore Investment Protection Agreement.
This statement has also been made in the House of Lords: