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 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.

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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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Europe launches last-ditch effort to avoid US tariffs

By |september 17th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, EU-US relations, News, trade war|

The European Commission has dangled the prospect of limiting its public subsidies to the US administration in an attempt to avoid further tariffs from Washington that could come as early as next month in the context of the Airbus-Boeing dispute.

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With Trump’s blessing, Pompeo sought ‘reset’ with new EU leaders

By |september 4th, 2019|Donald Trump, EU-US relations, Gordon Sondland, Josep Borrell, Mike Pompeo, News|

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought on Tuesday (3 September) to re-establish friendlier ties with the incoming leaders of the European Union and mark an end to troubled relations since President Donald Trump took office, a senior US diplomat said.

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Reimagining the social fabric

By |februar 1st, 2019|China-EU relations, EU-US relations, geopolitics, News|

Popular protests and political upheaval across Europe and the US suggest that the fabric of society is eroding and must be rebuilt, argues Antoine Ripoll.

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Expert: US-China dispute ‘is not a trade but economic war’

By |oktober 29th, 2018|Alicia Garcia-Herrero, China, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, trade war|

The ongoing trade dispute is an instrument of cold economic warfare launched by the US to “contain” China, and it could lead to the fragmentation of the global economic and financial system, warned Alicia García-Herrero, a senior fellow at Bruegel think tank.

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US, EU should ‘clean the house’ and deal with China – US ambassador

By |oktober 4th, 2018|Donald Trump, EU-US relations, EU-US trade, intellectual property rights, investment screening, News, Nord Stream-2, Russia|

Europe and the US should quickly sort out the current issues in their "long-term faithful marriage" so they can speak in "one powerful voice" and address China's global activities, US ambassador to the EU, Gordon Sondland, said on Wednesday (3 September).

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