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UK’s Johnson tells #Trump – Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal

UK’s Johnson tells #Trump – Lower your trade barriers to seal UK deal

| August 27, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson used a pre-G7 summit phone call to US President Donald Trump to demand he lower trade barriers and open up parts of the US economy to British firms, citing a wide range of markets from cars to cauliflowers, writes William James. The two spoke on Friday (23 August) ahead of the […]

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#USEUCompetition – Real prime mover of international trade war

#USEUCompetition – Real prime mover of international trade war

| August 22, 2019

The United States is launching its assaults on China and Europe simultaneously over trade issues, and the impact is global. The trade volume of China, the European Union and the United States have accounted for 80% of international trade. If there is a trade war between the three, it would definitely be a global trade […]

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US trade policies and #Brexit slow down Dutch economy – government adviser

US trade policies and #Brexit slow down Dutch economy – government adviser

| August 16, 2019

Economic growth in the Netherlands will slow down more than anticipated next year, as exports are hit by the fallout of US trade policies and Brexit, national forecasting agency CPB said on Thursday (15 August), writes Bart Meijer. The Dutch economy will grow by 1.4% in 2020, the government’s main economic adviser said, down from […]

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European Union and United States sign agreement on imports of #HormoneFreeBeef

European Union and United States sign agreement on imports of #HormoneFreeBeef

| August 5, 2019

The European Union and the United States, represented respectively by EU Ambassador to the United States Stavros Lambrinidis, Deputy Head of Mission for the Finnish Presidency of the Council of the EU Jani Raappana and US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer have signed in Washington D.C. an agreement reviewing the functioning of an existing quota to […]

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#Ireland – Leo Varadkar nominates Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s commissioner

#Ireland – Leo Varadkar nominates Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s commissioner

| July 10, 2019

Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has confirmed his intention to nominate Phil Hogan for a second term as Ireland’s member of the European Commission. Phil Hogan served as Agriculture and Rural Development commissioner in the current Commission and is considered to be a skilled negotiator and alliance builder. Speaking today (10 July) the Taoiseach said that […]

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EU and #Mercosur reach agreement on trade

EU and #Mercosur reach agreement on trade

| July 2, 2019

The European Union and Mercosur have reached a political agreement for an ambitious, balanced and comprehensive trade agreement. The new trade framework – part of a wider Association Agreement between the two regions – will consolidate a strategic political and economic partnership and create significant opportunities for sustainable growth on both sides, while respecting the […]

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#US and #China agree to resume trade talks

#US and #China agree to resume trade talks

| July 1, 2019

The United States and China have agreed to resume trade talks. The move will temper a long running disagreement that has helped a damaging global economic slowdown. The two sides shook hands on the deal at the G20 summit in Japan. US President Donald Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping met aware from the glare […]

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