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EU agrees Syria recycling deal

European Union (EU) ministers have been asked by the European Commission to approve a wide-ranging trade deal with Syria, removing mutual duties on many traded wastes. Tariffs on Syrian exports to the EU would be scrapped once this EU-Syria Association Agreement came into force, with some Syrian import duties being removed more gradually. If formally approved by the EU Council of Ministers, liberalised waste commodities would include iron and steel manufacturing waste, municipal ...