Protectionism, market measures, workers guidelines

By |april 23rd, 2020|agrifood brief, agrifood podcast, market measures, Multi-Annual Financial Framework (MFF), News, protectionism|

Welcome to EURACTIV’s AgriFood Brief, your weekly update on all things Agriculture & Food in the EU. You can subscribe here if you haven’t done so yet. Struggling to cope with the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak, countries across the...

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Commission warns against shift towards protectionism in agri-food sector

By |april 23rd, 2020|coronavirus, COVID-19, Internal Market, News, protectionism|

Struggling to cope with the fallout of the COVID-19 outbreak, countries across the EU are increasingly considering protectionist measures, promoting national agri-food products and discouraging imported products.

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US slams tariffs on EU goods, targeting Airbus, wine and whisky

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Bruno Le Maire, Donald Trump, News, protectionism, tariffs, transatlantic relations, WTO|

The United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday (18 October), despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.

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Trump tells Italy: Get rid of ‘EU burden’ and I will give you tariff discount

By |oktober 17th, 2019|Donald Trump, Italy, News, protectionism, Sergio Mattarella, tariffs, transatlantic relations|

US President Donald Trump on Wednesday (16 October) said Washington was in talks with "some new people" in Europe about trade issues and he hoped the discussions would be successful, as Italy's president urged Trump to avoid counterproductive tariffs.

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Pompeo snubs G7 ministerial in France, relevance of the format questioned

By |april 3rd, 2019|Canada, Crimea annexation, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, France, G7, multilateralism, News, protectionism, Russia, transatlantic relations|

France this week kicks off meetings under its presidency of the club for the world's seven most developed nations as questions mount over the relevance of the group at a time of tension between Europe and the United States.

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Letter-box companies and coordination of social security systems

By |marec 28th, 2019|coreper, News, posted workers, protectionism, Romanian Presidency, social benefits, social dumping, social security|

Ahead of a vote in the Council on Friday (29 March), which risks derailing the updating of the Regulations on Coordination of Social Security systems, Marek Benio provides some timely insight and advice.

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Malmström visits Washington as potential tariffs on cars overshadow trade talks

By |januar 8th, 2019|car tariffs, Cecilia Malmström, China, Donald Trump, Japan, News, protectionism, soybeans, Steel, tariffs dispute, trade, US, WTO|

EU Commissioner for trade Cecilia Malmström travels to Washington on Tuesday (8 January) for a new round of trade talks with US officials, as potential tariffs on cars hold on European industry’s head.

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China’s Xi fails to reassure Europeans on trade dispute with US

By |december 19th, 2018|China, Jo Leinen, News, protectionism, trade war, Xi Jinping|

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s landmark speech on Tuesday (28 December) did not contain any new announcements to de-escalate the country's ongoing trade war with the US, worrying Europeans about the consequences on global commerce.

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WTO agrees to hear complaints in spat over US tariffs

By |november 22nd, 2018|aluminium, China, dispute settlement, Donald Trump, News, protectionism, Steel, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The World Trade Organization agreed Wednesday (21 November) to hear complaints from a range of countries over new US steel and aluminium tariffs, as well as complaints from Washington over retaliatory duties.

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China responds to Trump’s barriers by opening its wallet

By |november 5th, 2018|China, China International Import Expo (CIIE), EU-China relations, News, protectionism, trade war, Xi Jinping|

Chinese president Xi Jinping promised on Monday (5 November) to continue opening up his nation's economy and to increase imports by fuelling citizens’ spending power, as a response to growing protectionism and unilateralism.

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