A new trade policy with teeth and muscle

By |oktober 21st, 2019|EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, WTO, WTO reform|

Europe is prepared to step up its response to unfair trade practices and push for a renewed WTO, aiming to display a more assertive stance towards its partners in the future.

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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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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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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.

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EU criticises ‘militarisation’ of South China Sea

By |avgust 5th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, News, South China Sea dispute|

The "militarisation" of the South China Sea is threatening peace in the contested waterway, the EU's top diplomat said Monday (5 August) in Hanoi, echoing warnings from the US as pressure mounts against Beijing's ambitions in the region.

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China defends rejigged ‘Belt and Road’ initiative against EU criticism

By |maj 7th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, European Business Summit, Italy, multilateralism, News, One Belt One Road, transport, Zhang Ming|

“The 'Belt and Road' cooperation is entering into a new stage,” the Chinese ambassador to the EU Zhang Ming promised on Monday (6 May), questioning the EU's reluctance to join China's massive infrastructure programme.

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Japan’s Abe urges EU to avoid no-deal Brexit ‘by all means’

By |april 26th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, EU-Japan summit, G20, Huawei, News, Paris Agreement|

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe urged EU leaders to avoid a disorderly departure of the UK from the European Union "by all means" as both sides pledged to strengthen their economic ties at a bilateral summit on Thursday (25 April).

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US-China talks blocking concessions to EU, Brussels complains

By |april 5th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, EU-China summit, News, trade war, US-China relations|

The ongoing US-China trade negotiations are affecting the concessions Europe is seeking from Beijing to save the bilateral summit next Tuesday, as the Chinese authorities are prioritizing now an agreement with Washington, European sources told Euractiv...

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LEAK: Europe puts pressure on Beijing ahead of EU-China summit

By |april 5th, 2019|China, EU-China relations, EU-China summit, News, public procurement|

The European Union is ready to refuse signing a joint statement with China at a bilateral summit next Tuesday (9 April), as Europeans request stronger commitment from Beijing on the economy, trade and human rights, according to official EU notes prepar...

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Oettinger calls for EU veto on Italy-China deal

By |marec 25th, 2019|Belt and Road Initiative, China, EU-China relations, Günther Oettinger, Italy, New Silk Road, News|

Italy's participation in China's giant "Silk Road" infrastructure project sparked an outcry in Germany on Sunday (24 March), including a call for the European Union to block such deals with a veto.

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