China delegation: economic counsellors meetings & meetings with business groups

La demande est partiellement réussie.

Dear Madams & Sirs,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as
developed in Regulation 1049/2001, and the code of good
administrative behaviour, I am requesting documents which contain the following information from the EU Delegation to China:

1. minutes and other reports of the meetings of the trade
counsellors in China (since 01 January this year);

2. a list of meetings of staff in the China delegation with
individual companies, industry associations, law firms, think tanks and lobby consultancies in which EU-China investment relations, including the ongoing negotiations for an EU-China investment agreement, were being discussed (since 01 January this year);

2. minutes and other reports of these meetings.

Yours faithfully,

Pia Eberhardt

EEAS ACCESS TO DOCUMENTS, Service européen pour l’action extérieure

Dear Sir/Madam,

 

This message is an acknowledgement of receipt for your request for access
to documents under Regulation 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (which the EEAS is
also respecting).

 

Your request for access to documents has been registered under reference
number: 2015/D145

Please refer to this number in any further correspondence.

 

In accordance with the Regulation, you will receive a reply within 15
working days: 21/10/2015.

 

Yours faithfully,

 

ACCES TO DOCUMENTS (AD)

[1][email address]

SG.AFFGEN.2 – Parliamentary Affairs

 

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Dear Sir/Madam,

 

After the examination of the attached request, our expert thinks it is not
in the remits of the European External Action Service competence. We would
like to inform that your request will be dealt with by the European
Commission.

  

Yours faithfully,

 

ACCES TO DOCUMENTS (AD)

[1][email address]

SG.AFFGEN.2 – Parliamentary Affairs

 

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Dear Madams & Sirs,

as I haven't heard anything from the Commission, including on potential new deadlines, would you please inform me, which part of the Commission will be dealing with my request and provide me with a contact address?

Yours sincerely,

Pia Eberhardt

Service européen pour l’action extérieure

Dear Madam,

We refer to your request in which you ask for:

The documents which contain the following information from the EU
Delegation to China:

1.       minutes and other reports of the meetings of the trade
counsellors in China (since 01 January this year);

2.       a list of meetings of staff in the China delegation with
individual companies, industry associations, law firms, think tanks and
lobby consultancies in which EU-China investment relations, including the
ongoing negotiations for an EU-China investment agreement, were being
discussed (since 01 January this year);

3.       minutes and other reports of these meetings.

 

 

We inform you that your request is being handled by DG TRADE in
collaboration with EEAS.

It has been registered on 05/10/2015 under the ref 2015/5228.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
26/10/2015. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.

We would also like to ask you to confirm if the address we have from
previous requests is correct (Corporate Europe Observatory
(CEO)Cranachstraße 48,50733 Cologne. Germany).

 

You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.

 

Yours faithfully,

DG TRADE

 

 

 

 

 

 

Service européen pour l’action extérieure

Dear Madam,

Subject:       Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No
2015/5228

We refer to your request for access to documents, registered under the
above mentioned reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 26/10/2015.

An extended time limit is needed as  the documents requested originate
from third parties which have been consulted.

Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 17/11/2015.

We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

Yours faithfully,

DG TRADE

Dear Madams & Sirs,

thank you for keeping me updated.

And yes, the postal address you mentioned is correct.

Yours faithfully,

Pia Eberhardt

Service européen pour l’action extérieure

Dear Madam,

Apologize for not having sent you yet the reply to your request for access
to documents 2015/5228.

We are waiting for an opinion from a third party, therefore we should be
able to send you the reply in the coming days.

We kindly ask you to  wait till next week and we guarantee that us
together with the Unit involved are doing as fast we can to provide you
with a satisfactory reply.

 

Thank you in advance for your understanding.

DG TRADE

 

From: TRADE ACCES DOCUMENTS
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 3:49 PM
To: '[FOI #2310 email]'
Cc: TRADE ACCES DOCUMENTS
Subject: atd request 2015/5228

 

Dear Madam,

Subject:       Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No
2015/5228

We refer to your request for access to documents, registered under the
above mentioned reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires on 26/10/2015.

An extended time limit is needed as  the documents requested originate
from third parties which have been consulted.

Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 17/11/2015.

We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

Yours faithfully,

DG TRADE

Dear Madams & Sirs,

a month has passed since you wrote that you would send me a reply "in the coming days" and "were doing as fast we can" to release the requested documents.

Would you be so kind to update me on the status of this request, and in particular, provide me with an exact date when I can finally expect the documents?

Yours faithfully,

Pia Eberhardt

Service européen pour l’action extérieure

Dear Ms Eberhardt,

The first part of this reply is ready and now circulating for signature by the director general. We cannot promise but certainly aim at sending this to you by end of business 23 Dec. Some documents from the Trade section in EEAS Beijing Delegation still need to be assessed and will be send to you as the second part of this reply in January.

Best regards,
DG TRADE

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Dear Ms. Eberhardt,

 

You will find attached Mr. Demarty's reply to your access to documents
request Ref. 2015/5228.

Please note that the original letter will be sent to you by registered
mail.

 

Yours sincerely,

[NAME]
Trade Relations with the Far East

[1]http://ec.europa.eu/trade/images/ec-logo...
European Commission
DG TRADE
Unit C1

CHAR 08/52
B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
[TELEPHONE]
[2][email address]

 

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Dear Madams & Sirs,

in your response from 13 January 2016 you informed me that the first part of my request - regarding minutes and other reports of the meetings of the trade counsellors in China (since 01 January 2015) - was still under discussion and that you would get back to me on this issue.

As this has not happened since, I was wondering: could you let me know if I can still expect the release of the missing documents and if so, by when?

Yours faithfully,

Pia Eberhardt

Service européen pour l’action extérieure

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Dear Ms Eberhardt,

 

Please find enclosed our reply letter and the list of documents relating
to your above mentioned request. The documents will be sent to you in
three successive emails as they are fairly large. We would like to ask you
to please acknowledge the receipt of all four emails after the last one.
Thank you.

 

This is the second part of our reply, you have received the first part in
January 2016. We will proceed to close this request now.

 

Please also note that the letter will be sent to you via registered mail
also.

 

Best regards,

 

Access to Documents

[1]http://ec.europa.eu/trade/images/ec-logo...
European Commission
DG TRADE

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