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#TradeAgreements will create jobs and protect human rights in #Vietnam

#TradeAgreements will create jobs and protect human rights in #Vietnam

| January 22, 2020

The EPP Group wants to use the Trade and Investment Agreements between Vietnam and the EU as a door opener to access other Asian markets. At the same time, the agreements shall raise environmental, labour and human rights standards in Vietnam. “The Trade and Investment Agreements with Vietnam can boost our trade and therefore create growth […]

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As #Brexit nears, UK’s Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with #Africa

As #Brexit nears, UK’s Johnson pushes for deeper trade ties with #Africa

| January 21, 2020

Prime Minister Boris Johnson called for deeper investment ties between Britain and Africa at a summit for leaders of 21 African countries on Monday (20 January) that comes days before his country will leave the European Union, writes Elizabeth Piper. After securing Britain’s departure from the EU, the world’s largest trading bloc, on 31 January, […]

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#ChinaUSTradeDeal – Macron hopes China and US trade deal will not bring new US-EU tensions

#ChinaUSTradeDeal – Macron hopes China and US trade deal will not bring new US-EU tensions

| January 17, 2020

French President Emmanuel Macron (pictured) said on Wednesday (15 January) that he hoped a new agreement between China and the United States on trade will not lead to new tensions between the United States and Europe, writes Michel Rose. “I hope it is a good dynamic. But I would not want this Chinese-American rapprochement to […]

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#WTO – EU, US and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on #IndustrialSubsidies

#WTO – EU, US and Japan agree on new ways to strengthen global rules on #IndustrialSubsidies

| January 14, 2020

In a Joint Statement issued today (14 January), representatives of the European Union, the United States and Japan announced their agreement to strengthen existing rules on industrial subsidies and condemned forced technology transfers practices. In a meeting held in Washington, DC, the EU, US and Japan agreed that the current list of subsidies prohibited under the […]

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#Brexit – EU may need to extend deadline for trade talks with UK says von der Leyen

#Brexit – EU may need to extend deadline for trade talks with UK says von der Leyen

| December 30, 2019

The European Union may need to extend the deadline for talks about a new trade relationship with Britain, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen (pictured) told French daily Les Echos in an interview published on Friday (27 December), write Geert De Clercq in Paris and Paul Carrel in Berlin. Von der Leyen said both […]

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#Yubo raises the stakes for established social media

#Yubo raises the stakes for established social media

| December 12, 2019

With the announcement that French start-up and friend-making app Yubo raised €11.2 million in fresh funds from major French private equity firms, it has become abundantly clear that the digital market is undergoing a fundamental change – one that will see a change of guard among the leading social media apps and a redefinition of what constitutes […]

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‘Only ambitious #Brexit deal will safeguard jobs and Britain’s green future’

‘Only ambitious #Brexit deal will safeguard jobs and Britain’s green future’

| November 27, 2019

  Industry calls on next government to put sector at heart of economic and trade policies, and agree an ambitious Brexit deal to deliver on UK’s green growth ambitions. New figures show tariffs would decimate UK manufacturing, with 1.5 million vehicles lost by 2024 at a cost of £42.7 billion. UK Automotive can lead in […]

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