Trade Policy

EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

May 17, 2018

The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force

EU warns Trump it won't negotiate under trade tariffs threat

May 2, 2018

The head of the European Union's executive has warned the United States that the bloc will not negotiate trade concessions under threat, a day after President Donald Trump granted the EU only a one-month extension on steel and aluminum tariffs.

As deadline looms, EU awaits news of US tariff exemption

Apr 30, 2018

The European Union is still waiting to hear whether its 28 member nations will be exempt from new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs just hours before the measures could enter force

France looks at WTO revamp if Trump exempts EU from tariffs

Apr 27, 2018

France says it is willing to have talks on revamping the World Trade Organization and the global trading system if U.S. President Donald Trump permanently exempts the European Union from punitive steel and aluminum tariffs

EU trade chief says Merkel, Macron will push Trump on steel

Apr 23, 2018

The EU says that German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron will press Trump to exempt the bloc from planned U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs when they visit him this week.

Sweeping EU trade deal with Mexico seen as signal to US

Apr 23, 2018

The European Union says a sweeping new trade deal with Mexico is a signal to the rest of the world _ including the Trump administration

Belgium probing if chemical was illegally exported to Syria

Apr 18, 2018

Belgian authorities are investigating whether three companies might have been involved in the illegal export of chemicals to Syria

EU says US tariffs are 'distorting' global trade flows

Apr 18, 2018

The EU's trade chief says that new U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are distorting global trade and could hurt economic growth.

The Latest: Macron says US tariff tactics 'not satisfactory'

Mar 23, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron says that the short temporary exemption for the European Union from U.S. import tariffs on steel and aluminum "is not considered satisfactory."

EU deplore US tactics in negotiating tariffs

Mar 23, 2018

The European Union leaders say that they want the temporary exemption to U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminum the tariffs "to be made permanent."

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