A LAPSED double-checking system for imports of Romanian steel products into the European Union is to be reinstated from July, assuming EU ministers approve a proposal from the European Commission. The system was established when Romania and the EU signed an association agreement, (a broad trade and political relations deal), in 1996, but its legal authority lapsed last December. In talks between the Romanian government and the EU, both sides have now agreed that the double-checking system be re-imposed from July for an initial six-month ...

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