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Rioja president: ‘We will stand behind our wine producers’ in EU-US tariff war

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Concha Andreu, News, Rioja, trade war, wine industry|

Concha Andreu, the President of La Rioja region, made her first visit to Brussels last week, just after the US announced fresh tariffs on European exports, including wine produced in her region. She told EURACTIV.com she is confident that Europe will s...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Rioja president: ‘We will stand behind our wine producers’ in EU-US tariff war

Eurozone sharpens up new anti-shock fund

By |oktober 10th, 2019|Eurogroup, eurozone budget, News|

Finance ministers of the 19-member euro area reached agreement late on Wednesday (9 October) on the details of a new common budget for the eurozone, including stronger measures to support countries hit by a sudden economic shock.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Eurozone sharpens up new anti-shock fund

Malmstrom: ‘We cannot do much to protect individual countries on the Airbus case’

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Cecilia Malmström, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, WTO reform|

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is no longer optimistic when it comes to avoiding US tariffs on goods, thanks to the result of the WTO Airbus case.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Malmstrom: ‘We cannot do much to protect individual countries on the Airbus case’

CEOs reject watering down Commission’s antitrust powers

By |oktober 7th, 2019|European Champions, Margrethe Vestager, News|

A group of European multinational chiefs proposed a modernization of the EU’s competition rules to face the rivalry of US and China’s companies in the digital age, but rejected France and Germany’s proposal to interfere in European Commission’s exclusive powers.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za CEOs reject watering down Commission’s antitrust powers

Gentiloni wins broad approval with ‘ambitious’ EU economic and social agenda

By |oktober 4th, 2019|budgetary instrument for convergence and competitiveness (BICC), commissioner hearings, digital tax, European unemployment insurance scheme, News, Paolo Gentiloni, stability and growth pact|

Paolo Gentiloni won the European Parliament's approval on Thursday (3 October) to become EU Commissioner for the Economy, with ambitious plans to unblock tax proposals and to design the European unemployment reinsurance  scheme.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Gentiloni wins broad approval with ‘ambitious’ EU economic and social agenda

WTO allows US to hit EU exports with record tariffs over Airbus case

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, EU-US relations, News, trade war, WTO|

The World Trade Organisation authorised the United States on Wednesday (2 October) to impose tariffs on EU goods worth up to $7.5 billion (€6.8 billion), as a response to illegal subsidies given by European governments to aerospace giant Airbus.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za WTO allows US to hit EU exports with record tariffs over Airbus case

Commissioner hearings LIVE: Gentiloni/Sinkevicius/Schinas

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|commissioner hearings, News|

The European Parliament is grilling the proposed members of Ursula von der Leyen’s Commission in a series of hearings between 30 September and 8 October. On Thursday (3 October), the hearings will be held with Commissioners-designate Paolo Gentiloni (Italy, Economy),...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commissioner hearings LIVE: Gentiloni/Sinkevicius/Schinas

Chinese official: ‘Without a strong WTO, connectivity means nothing’

By |oktober 2nd, 2019|connectivity, EU-Asia relations, EU-China, News, OBOR, One Belt One Road, WTO, WTO reform|

The EU and Japan have launched a new strategy to strengthen ties between Europe and Asia, seen as an alternative to China’s ‘Belt and Road’. But in view of the ongoing global trade disputes, for senior Chinese diplomat Xuejun Guo, the priority is nonetheless the renovation of the World Trade Organisation’s appellate body.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Chinese official: ‘Without a strong WTO, connectivity means nothing’

WTO in ‘critical situation’, EU warns

By |oktober 1st, 2019|Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, WTO reform|

EU member states discussed on Tuesday (1 October) how to address the “critical situation” of the World Trade Organisation, as the US continues to block the renovation of its appellate body, key for the functioning of the institution.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za WTO in ‘critical situation’, EU warns

Hogan convinces MEPs by toughening up trade stance

By |oktober 1st, 2019|Brexit, Commissioners hearings, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, International Procurement Instrument, investment screening, News, Phil Hogan, WTO reform|

Phil Hogan obtained late on Monday (30 September) the MEPs’ preliminary approval to become the EU's next Trade Commissioner, promising a tougher stance towards China to ensure the protection of European values, and environmental principles in particular.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Hogan convinces MEPs by toughening up trade stance