Commissioner Malmström: My successor will have a lot of work to do

By |september 11th, 2019|Cecilia Malmström, customs duties, Donald Trump, free trade agreements, international trade, News, Spain, Spanish olives, trade wars, World Trade Organisation, WTO|

"My successor will have a lot of work to do," the current EU trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström told Efe during her visit to Madrid on Tuesday (10 September). She pointed to relations with the US and China as being among the "very long list" of challenges facing her successor. EURACTIV's partner Euroefe reports.

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Merkel’s visit to China comes at a difficult time

By |september 5th, 2019|5G, China, Germany, Hong Kong protests, Huawei, Merkel, New Silk Road, News, trade wars, US, Xi Jinping|

The Hong Kong crisis and the backlash over the Chinese takeover of German companies could make Chancellor Angela Merkel's twelfth trip to China particularly delicate. EURACTIV's media partner der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Trade wars: Germany’s slide into recession

By |avgust 28th, 2019|Companies, Economy, Germany, Ifo, News, recession, trade wars, world trade|

Germany is facing a recession, with business confidence plunging to levels not seen since the global economic crisis of 2009. As a result, calls for increased investment are growing louder – but possibly for the wrong reasons, EURACTIV Germany reports.

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France sees red over Trump wine tax threat, cheaper vintages seen worst hit

By |julij 31st, 2019|Donald Trump, France, News, trade wars, United States, Wine|

American lovers of fine French wine are likely to keep stocking their cellars and uncorking bottles despite US President Donald Trump's threat to impose a tax in a potential new trade war. But makers of cheaper French vintages are concerned.

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Unconventional measures are seeing a comeback at the ECB

By |julij 26th, 2019|Christine Lagarde, ECB, Economy, Eurozone, Germany, interest rates, Italy, Mario Draghi, News, trade wars|

The ECB's key interest rate remains at zero and is expected to be at that rate at least until summer 2020. However, ECB chief Mario Draghi is suggesting that a decisive fiscal policy is far more important for the eurozone, especially for Germany and It...

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Global growth continues to weaken, World Bank report confirms

By |junij 5th, 2019|China, economic growth, Eurozone, financial markets, France, News, real estate, trade wars, US, World Bank|

After the IMF and the OECD, the World Bank has also cut its 2019 growth forecasts. Uncertainties over trade and investment are at the root of this slowdown, which is also affecting the eurozone. EURACTIV France reports.

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In Fukuoka, EU to focus on trade tensions at G20, seek tax on digital firms

By |junij 5th, 2019|China, crypto-currency, G20, GAFA, Huawei, Japan, News, tariffs, tax heavens, Taxation, trade, trade wars, United States|

Resolving global trade tensions must be a top priority to preserve an expected modest rebound in global growth, European Union finance ministers will tell G20 counterparts this week amid an escalating US-Chinese trade conflict.

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Nazarbayev: I stepped down in the interest of the people of Kazakhstan

By |maj 16th, 2019|China, Kassim-Jomart Tokayev, Kazakhstan, News, Nursultan Nazarbayev, populism, Russia, Sanctions, trade wars, USA|

The first President of Kazakhstan, Nursultan Nazarbayev, was the main speaker and the centre of attention at the 12th edition of the Astana Economic Forum on Thursday (16 May). To a wide international audience, he provided explanations for his recent...

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China makes ‘unprecedented proposals’ to US on technology transfer

By |marec 28th, 2019|China, Donald Trump, intellectual property, News, Robert Lighthizer, Steven Mnuchin, tariffs, technology transfer, trade, trade wars, USA, Xi Jinping|

China has made unprecedented proposals in talks with the United States on a range of issues including forced technology transfer as the two sides work to overcome remaining obstacles to a deal to end their protracted trade war, US officials told Reuter...

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Trump wants ‘very big’ US-China trade deal, hints at delays

By |februar 1st, 2019|China, Donald Trump, News, trade wars|

President Donald Trump said on Thursday (31 January) he wanted a "very big deal" US trade deal with China, but signaled there could be delays if negotiations fail to meet his goals of opening the Chinese economy broadly to US industry and agriculture.

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