Trade Policy

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.

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

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