Trade Policy

OPEC agrees to pump more oil but crude prices jump anyway

Jun 22, 2018

The OPEC oil countries have agreed to increase their production by almost 1 million barrels a day. Analysts say the move should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.

EU imposes tariffs on US peanuts, motorcycles and whiskey

Jun 22, 2018

The European Union is enforcing tariffs on $3.4 billion in U.S. products as of Friday in retaliation to duties the Trump administration has put on European steel and aluminum

EU to tax Harleys, bourbon and other US goods from Friday

Jun 20, 2018

The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of U.S. products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe

EU extends sanctions against Russia for a year over Crimea

Jun 18, 2018

The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for a year over its annexation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014

Mattis: Trade dispute with Europe won't damage security ties

Jun 6, 2018

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he does not expect the dispute with European allies over U.S. import tariffs to damage military and security relations

EU to impose retaliatory tariffs on US imports from July

Jun 6, 2018

The European Union says it will start imposing duties from July on a list of U.S. products in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe

EU trade chief Malmstrom says U.S. tariffs are "further weakening the trans-Atlantic relations."

Jun 1, 2018

EU trade chief Malmstrom says U.S. tariffs are "further weakening the trans-Atlantic relations."

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

May 25, 2018

Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout, threatens own withdrawal otherwise

EU greenlights trade talks with Australia, New Zealand

May 22, 2018

The EU has given the green light to trade talks with Australia and New Zealand and sees the move as a boost for global trade in the face of increasing U.S. isolationism

EU braces for US to go ahead with steel and aluminum tariffs

May 22, 2018

The European Union doubts that U.S. President Donald Trump will accept an offer of trade talks to exempt the bloc from punishing tariffs on steel and aluminum exports next week.

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