WTO clears US to target $7.5 billion of EU exports with tariffs

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, News, trade war, US, WTO|

The World Trade Organisation formally authorised the US on Monday (14 October) to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of EU exports after an arbitrator's decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus.

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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.

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Tug of war between Madrid and Washington over US tariffs

By |oktober 7th, 2019|agricultural sector, Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, News, Spain, tariffs dispute, US tariffs|

The Spanish government summoned the US ambassador to Spain, Duke Buchan, on Friday (4 October) to express its opposition to the new tariff increases announced by the Trump Administration. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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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.

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Commissioner Malmström: My successor will have a lot of work to do

By |september 11th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, customs duties, Donald Trump, free trade agreements, international trade, News, Spain, Spanish olives, trade wars, World Trade Organisation, WTO|

"My successor will have a lot of work to do," the current EU trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström told Efe during her visit to Madrid on Tuesday (10 September). She pointed to relations with the US and China as being among the "very long list" of challenges facing her successor. EURACTIV's partner Euroefe reports.

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One year after the US-EU joint statement, how are transatlantic trade relations doing?

By |julij 26th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, tariffs, trade, trade war, US, WTO reform|

In July 2018, European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker travelled to the US to meet Donald Trump in a bid to ease trade tensions. A year on from the EU-US joint statement, commercial negotiations are at a stalemate.

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US-EU trade negotiations in stalemate, Malmström says

By |julij 24th, 2019|Airbus, Boeign, car tariffs, Cecilia Malmström, Donald Trump, News, Tarrifs, trade war, TTIP, US, WTO|

Almost a year after the joint US-EU statement, “there is a stalemate” in trade negotiations, Commissioner Cecilia Malmström conceded on Tuesday (23 July) speaking before the European Parliament. The talks on a trade agreement concerning the elimination of tariffs on...

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EU and Canada are the world’s new best friends

By |julij 19th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, CETA, Donald Tusk, EU-Canada summit, France, free trade agreement, Germany, Justin Trudeau, Montréal, News|

The EU-Canada summit focused on the free trade agreement (CETA), saving the WTO and doubling investments in research and development for the energy transition. However, the meeting was more symbolic, confirming that Canada, rather than the US, is now t...

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Vestager woos Altmaier with industry pitch

By |april 2nd, 2019|Alstom, Cecilia Malmström, China, Margrethe Vestager, News, Peter Altmaier, Siemens|

European Commission candidate Margrethe Vestager found a lot of common ground with German economy minister Peter Altmaier on Monday (1 April), as the Dane’s campaign appeared to gain momentum.

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Europe strengthens monitoring of foreign investment

By |februar 14th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, EU-China relations, European Parliament, foreign direct investment, investment screening, News|

The European Parliament approved on Thursday (14 February) the proposal to screen foreign investment at EU level, clearing the path for closer monitoring of third country companies willing to invest in EU’s critical sectors.

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