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The biggest beneficiaries in an escalating trade tariffs war between the US and China could be France and Germany, economists at Barclays have projected... Read more

The European Union and the South American customs pact Mercosur are now, after two decades of talks, "very close" to agreeing on a free trade accord according to the Brazilian foreign minister. The deal is already being hailed as a significant... Read more

The EU's Horizon 2020 has granted €5.9-million for the continued development of a patented alumina technology. The technology is co-owned by Nordic Mining and Institute for Energy Technology (IFE) and patented in Norway, Russia, Denmark and the US... Read more

The Welsh Government has announced their continued support to leading marine energy developer Minesto following the award of €14.9 million of EU funding for the next phase of Minesto’s tidal energy scheme in Wales. Read more

In an interview with CNBC, the CEO of Harley-Davidson, Matt Levatich, has addressed the situation regarding the US-EU trade war. The first idea the company had was to move production for the European market to its to Thailand factory. However, if... Read more

As the dust begins to settle on a European election, the results of which shook up traditional alliances and saw the centre-right European People's Party (EPP) and centre-left Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats (S&D) lose their... Read more

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe’s connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical... Read more

The Russian-German pipeline project Nord Stream 2 is set for another round of problems according to the US Energy Secretary Rick Perry. The US has long been critical of the project citing an existential threat to Europe's energy security through... Read more

The European Union has set up a new mechanism in order to monitor implementation of China's agreed commitments, with an eye to using it as a template for monitoring other bilateral agreements... Read more

Economic analysts in the EU are forecasting a Japanese "spending spree" off the back of a historic trade deal. Businesses in Japan are sitting on over €800-billion combined and it is expected that the European Union will be the most likely target... Read more

US President Donald Trump yesterday hailed his country's emergence as "the energy superpower of the world" during a speech at the opening of a new Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) export terminal in Cameron, Louisiana... Read more

The UK has gone a full week without burning coal to generate electricity. This is the first time since the launch of the nation's first coal power station in 1882. The achievement was announced by the National Grid Electricity System Operator... Read more

The Italian and Tunisian governments have agreed to go ahead with the Elmed Mediterranean power interconnector, a 600-megawatt project which will connect the two countries power grids. Read more

As part of broader efforts in Europe to drastically reduce CO2 emissions, the European Automobile Manufacturers' Association (ACEA) has called for a policy framework that accounts for high-capacity vehicles. The framework will allow such... Read more

The energy regulatory bodies of France and Ireland, CRE and CRU respectively, have thrown their support behind a bid by the Celtic Interconnector underwater power cable project to receive a minimum of 60% of its €930-million investment from EU grants Read more

Two Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) orders will be signed in Brussels today by the US energy secretary Rick Perry. The deal is expected to double the US's export capacity to the European Union to an annual amount of 112 million cubic metres as of 2020... Read more

The European Battery Alliance met in Brussels this week to discuss such issues as sustainable production and the processing of raw materials, ways of financing new investments and the creation of new policies to push forward projects in Europe. Read more

With protectionist policies increasingly threatening free trade agreements and associated increases in taxes and tariffs, the globalisation of the last 20 years looks to be in reverse gear. Read more

European companies are interested in being involved in China's ambitious globe-spanning Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) but first more information and transparency is needed before any real commitment can be made, according to European Commission... Read more

European companies will begin to invest more in the homegrown workforce as the US moves further towards protectionism and the appeal of China wears off according to one of the continent's leading industrialists in an interview with the... Read more

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