Europe to push ahead with digital tax despite US ‘threats’

By |junij 18th, 2020|digital tax, EU digital tax, EU-US relations, News, OECD|

The European Commission plans to put forward a proposal for a digital tax if the international efforts fail this year after the US withdrawal, ignoring Washington’s threats if Europe moves ahead.

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US-European trade talks stalled over ‘unsafe’ American food

By |junij 18th, 2020|EU-US relations, EU-US trade, News|

US trade talks with the European Union and Britain have stalled in part due to suspicions of poor American food standards, Washington's chief negotiator said Wednesday (17 June).

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Pompeo talks to EU foreign ministers as rifts fester

By |junij 15th, 2020|EU-US relations, Michael Pompeo, News|

EU foreign ministers will hold video talks with their US counterpart Mike Pompeo on Monday (14 June) as transatlantic rifts widen over Israel, international organisations and how to deal with China. The meeting kicks off a crunch week for US-Europe...

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US exports to the EU still three times higher than to China

By |marec 26th, 2020|China, EU-US relations, News|

The export of US goods to the EU totalled $337 billion in 2019, an increase of 6% on the previous year, according to the Transatlantic Economy 2020 report, published on Thursday (26 March). At the same time, that figure was three times higher than the ...

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Von der Leyen sees ‘momentum’ for improving EU-US relations

By |marec 5th, 2020|car tariffs, EU-US relations, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said on Thursday (5 March) "there might be momentum” for improving the EU's relationship with the US, but it remained unclear when she will present a trade offer to US President Donald Trump to avoid further tariffs.

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Europe to assess whether US-China deal is WTO compatible

By |januar 17th, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, digital tax, EU-US relations, French digital tax, News, Phil Hogan|

The EU will assess whether a US-China deal to roll back some bilateral tariffs in exchange for increased US imports to China is compatible with World Trade Organisation rules, said Trade commissioner Phil Hogan on Thursday (16 January).

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Unilateral sanctions targeting Russia come at cost to transatlantic relationship

By |januar 9th, 2020|EU-US relations, gazprom, News, Nord Stream-2|

US sanctions designed to undermine Russian natural gas exports to Europe specifically target European-based companies at the risk of further weakening an already fragile US-European relationship, write Martin Jirušek and Robert Dillon.  

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We will ‘react as one’, EU tells US over French digital tax dispute

By |december 3rd, 2019|Bruno Le Maire, Donald Trump, EU-US relations, France, French digital tax, News|

The European Commission wants to settle the latest trade dispute with the US over the French digital tax “amicably”, but warned that the bloc will “react as one” if Washington slaps tariffs on Paris.

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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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