Dried out: trade war cuts US whiskey sales to EU

By |februar 13th, 2020|Bourbon, Donald Trump, News, tariffs, trade wars, Whisky|

Europeans have developed a taste for American whiskey over the past decade but trade disputes have slashed US exports of the booze, an American trade group said Wednesday (12 February).

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Trump: Time to negotiate ‘very seriously’ with EU on trade

By |februar 11th, 2020|Airbus, car tariffs, Donald Trump, News, Phil Hogan, Robert Lighthizer, Steel, tariffs, trade wars, Ursula von der Leyen|

President Donald Trump said Monday (10 February) the time has come to pursue trade negotiations with the European Union which he said imposes "incredible" barriers to US goods.

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Don’t shun China, urges Merkel at American prize ceremony

By |januar 22nd, 2020|5G, Angela Merkel, China, Henry Kissinger, Huawei, News, trade wars, United States|

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday (21 January) urged Western global powers to include China in their multilateral system and treat Beijing equally rather than freeze it out and risk slipping into a Cold War-style bipolar order.

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US administration declines to release report targeting imported cars as national security threat

By |januar 22nd, 2020|car tariffs, Donald Trump, News, trade wars, United States|

The Trump administration is snubbing Congress by refusing to turn over a report detailing an investigation into national security risks potentially posed by imported vehicles and auto parts, citing pending international negotiations and executive branc...

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Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

By |januar 21st, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, China, Croatian Presidency, Donald Trump, Eurasian economic union, Kazakhstan, News, Subsidies, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU on Monday (20 January) praised Kazakhstan for its initiative to host a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), at a time when this largest economic body is undergoing a deep crisis.

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Macron backs down on digital tax following Trump’s tariff threats

By |januar 21st, 2020|digital tax, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, News, tariffs, trade wars|

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday (20 January) he had a "great discussion" with US President Donald Trump over a digital tax planned by Paris and said the two countries would work together to avoid a rise in tariffs.

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Auto tariff threat not mentioned in US talks: EU commissioner

By |januar 17th, 2020|Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, car industry, car tariffs, Donald Trump, Germany, Iran nuclear deal, News, Phil Hogan, trade wars|

US threats to put tariffs on European autos did not come up during talks this week with American trade officials in Washington, EU Trade Commissioner Phil Hogan said Thursday (16 January).

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‘Fully informed man’ says Trump won’t impose tariffs on European cars

By |november 8th, 2019|car industry, car tariffs, Donald Trump, Jean-Claude Juncker, News, trade wars|

Outgoing European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker does not believe US President Donald Trump will impose tariffs on imported European cars next week, he told Germany's Sueddeutsche Zeitung.

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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 ‘European’ card on state visit to China

By |november 5th, 2019|China, Emmanuel Macron, European Union, France, News, trade wars, Xi Jinping|

French President Emmanuel Macron arrived in Shanghai on Monday (4 November), accompanied by a European Commissioner and a German minister. Europeans finally feel they have a card to play against China, while Washington remains opposed to Beijing. EURAC...

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