“We intend to continue to coordinate our actions to mitigate the negative impacts of Russian aggression against Ukraine on the global economy and on the Ukrainian economy”underline Brussels and Washington.
They also indicate their intention to continue “facilitating trade and investment” with kyiv and “address the disruption of supply chains created by Russia’s aggression for industrial and food products” and “in the area of critical materials.”
The negotiations are scheduled to be attended by the US Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, the US trade leaders, Gina Raimondo and Katherine Tai, the vice-presidents of the European Commission, Margrethe Vestager and Valdis Dombrovskis, and the EU commissioner for the market interior, Thierry Breton.
“The Trade and Technology Council intends to develop common approaches and explore shared solutions to enhance supply chain resilience, promote predictability and trade diversification,” the document continues.
Areas of cooperation also include export controls, microchips and purchases.