Trade Policy

The Latest: May says UK, EU to start new talks right away

Dec 15, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain and the European Union will start talking about their future relationship "straight away," even though the EU has stressed no trade deal can be finalized until Britain has left the bloc

UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions

Dec 8, 2017

Britain and the European Union are hailing a breakthrough that allows them to begin talks on their post-Brexit relations without answering some key questions about how their divorce will play out

The Latest: German business supports EU stance on Brexit

Oct 20, 2017

Germany's main business group is supporting European Union leaders' refusal to move ahead immediately with talks on the future relationship with Britain

EU leaders to May: Match Brexit promises with real proposals

Oct 19, 2017

European Union leaders have told British Prime Minister Theresa May to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she wants to start discussing a future trade deal by December

The Latest: Putin halts NKorea ties in line with UN demands

Oct 16, 2017

The European Union has slapped new sanctions on North Korea for developing nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles

Divorce bill deadlock: EU laments progress on Brexit

Oct 12, 2017

The European Union's chief negotiator says slow-moving Brexit talks have hit deadlock on the key issue of Britain's exit bill and won't soon be broadened to include future trade relations

EU's Tusk sees next Brexit step in December, not this month

Oct 10, 2017

European Union Council President Donald Tusk says Brexit negotiations will not move to the next stage focused on trade before December at the earliest _ not later this month, as Britain was hoping

EU moves ahead faster on new future than on Brexit talks

Sep 29, 2017

The remaining 27 European Union nations will be coming up with a plan on a more integrated future even before they will allow divorce negotiations with Britain move toward brokering a future relationship

Britain looking to push Brexit talks with EU onto trade

Aug 28, 2017

The European Union and Britain started a third round of Brexit negotiations on Monday with EU negotiator Michel Barnier testily berating London for a lack of focus and insufficient progress over the five months since it triggered divorce proceedings

EU slaps sanctions on additional North Korean nationals

Aug 10, 2017

The European Union says it has slapped sanctions on nine North Koreans and four entities including the state-owned Foreign Trade Bank, in addition to those already on its sanctions list

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