US Paris Agreement withdrawal prompts new thinking on how to exert pressure

By |november 6th, 2019|car exports, carbon border tax, EU-US trade relations, News, Paris Climate Agreement, trade wars, withdrawal|

America's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord might only be temporary if a Democrat wins the White House in 2020. The effect on trade policy could be significant in the meantime. EURACTIV France reports.

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Macron plays appeasement card after Goulard’s rejection

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Angela Merkel, Brexit, Commissioner designate, commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, EU-US trade relations, European Commissioner, France, Frans Timmermans, Germany, News, Sylvie Goulard, Syria, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

After an initial outburst, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to ease tensions on Sunday (13 October) following the rejection last week of his protégée Sylvie Goulard as France's candidate for the European Commission. EURACTIV France reports.

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France maintains blockade to opening EU-US trade negotiations

By |april 3rd, 2019|car tariffs, Donald Trump, EU-US trade relations, News, trade war, TTIP|

Member states failed to convince France on Wednesday (3 April) to support the negotiating mandates for the trade negotiations with the US, but hoped to find a compromise to accommodate Paris’ concerns before Easter break.

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Parliament rejects opening trade talks with Trump

By |marec 14th, 2019|Donald Trump, EU-US trade relations, European Parliament, News, trade war|

The European Parliament failed to pass a resolution on Thursday (14 March) supporting the start of negotiations with the US on removing tariffs for industrial goods, worsening the prospects of de-escalating trade tensions between Brussels and Washington.

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Europe warns of ‘swift’ response to potential US car tariffs

By |februar 18th, 2019|car tariffs, Donald Trump, EU-US trade relations, News|

The European Commission said on Monday (18 February) that the EU will respond in a “swift and adequate manner” to the possibility that the US may impose tariffs on European cars, following the submission of a US report on whether car imports represent a national security threat.

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EU will eliminate industrial tariffs only if US lifts metal duties

By |januar 30th, 2019|car tariffs, EU-US trade relations, News, Steel, trade war|

The European Commission has made clear to the US administration that the elimination of industrial tariffs will depend on Washington lifting duties it imposed on EU steel and aluminium last summer.

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EU gets ready to retaliate if US adopts fresh car tariffs

By |januar 18th, 2019|car tariffs, Cecilia Malmström, EU-US trade relations, News|

The European Commission adopted on Friday (18 January) negotiating mandates to eliminate tariffs in all industrial goods, including cars, with the US, but also warned that the preparations to retaliate are “very well advanced” if Washington decides to slap fresh duties on European automobiles.

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US blames Europe for lack of progress in trade talks, threatens car tariffs

By |oktober 18th, 2018|car tariffs, Cecilia Malmström, EU-US trade relations, Gordon Sondland, News, Wilbur Ross|

Senior US and EU officials blamed each other on Wednesday (17 October) for a lack of progress in ongoing trade talks, reviving the possibility of fresh tariffs on European cars, said the American representatives.

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Medical devices emerge as low-hanging fruit in EU-US trade talks

By |september 27th, 2018|Cecilia Malmström, Donald Trump, EU-US trade relations, Jyrki Katainen, Medical devices, News, regulatory convergence, Robert Lighthizer|

Medical devices came up as one of the first issues EU and US representatives discussed as part of fresh talks to improve the trade relations, European Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen told EURACTIV.

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EU proposes to sanction countries breaching WTO rules

By |september 18th, 2018|Cecilia Malmström, EU-US trade relations, News, World Trade Organisation, WTO|

The European Commission on Tuesday (18 September) proposed sanctions on countries that commit “willful and repeated” obfuscation of their trade policies, as part of an effort to modernise the World Trade Organisation.

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