Europe braces for negotiation storm in 2020

By |februar 3rd, 2020|Brexit, Donald Trump, EU-UK trade talks, EU-US trade relations, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News|

The EU's negotiating skills and unity will be put to a series of tests this year as the bloc seeks to thrash out a deal with the UK and minimise the impact of Brexit, conclude a trade agreement with the US, and finalise its long-term budget for 2021-2027.

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IMF warns EU-US tensions could impact global growth 

By |januar 20th, 2020|Davos 2020, EU-US trade relations, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, News|

Some “tentative signs of stabilisation” are appearing in the global economy, but despite the positive news the EU-US trade dispute represents a risk to the global output, the IMF warned on Tuesday (20 January).

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EU imports of soy should be reduced, says Agriculture Commissioner

By |december 18th, 2019|EU-Mercosur, EU-US trade relations, Janusz Wojciechowski, News, soy, soya, soybeans|

The EU should gradually go in the direction of reducing soy imports from third countries, although not overnight, by supporting the production of protein plants in Europe, the EU's Agriculture Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski said on Monday (16 Decemb...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU imports of soy should be reduced, says Agriculture Commissioner

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Europe warns of ‘swift’ response to potential US car tariffs

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.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU gets ready to retaliate if US adopts fresh car tariffs