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The United States has now received formal authorisation from the World Trade Organization (WTO) to impose tariffs on up to $7.5-billion (€6.79-billion) of imported good from the European Union. The move came following an arbitrator's decision over... Read more

The European Union has entered into talks with the five countries of Eastern and Southern Africa (ESA); Comoros, Madagascar, Zimbabwe, Seychelles and Mauritius, to widen the standing Economic Partnership Agreement... Read more

The European Union has been trying to get the US to call off trade sanctions and come to an agreement on aircraft subsidies, but Washington has showed no signs of being open to talk, according to EU trade chief Cecilia Malmström... Read more

AEB, a provider of global trade and logistics software, has launched its new global trade software to protect businesses from global trade violations. Risk Assessment provides easy online access for all teams across a company where global trade... Read more

The seventh Euro-Asia Economic Forum began this week in Xi'an, China. Attendees included business leaders, politicians and academics from over 50 countries across Europe and Asia including Germany, France, Moldova, Kazakhstan, and Pakistan... Read more

The concern about having enough energy to get its population through the winter has become an annual cause for alarm in the EU, given that the bloc has to import most of its energy. This winter, however, looks set to be different... Read more

Ratification of the free trade agreement between the European Union and Mercosur is "hard to imagine" if Brazil continues its failure to contain the fires that are currently devastating large swathes of the Amazon rainforest, said the President of... Read more

The European Commission has imposed tariffs of 8 to 18% on imported subsidised Indonesian biodiesel, arguing the move was necessary to maintain a level playing field for EU producers... Read more

A new China to Europe cargo freight train service has begun between Jinan, the capital city of Shandong Province in eastern China to Budapest, the capital of Hungary... Read more

The power of human relationships that create interpersonal bonds, whether in a family, friends or business setting, is more important than ever in an increasingly unstable and unpredictable world. Here, Melissa Albeck, CEO of online materials... Read more

Polish cosmetics companies such as Ziaja, Bielenda, Bell, Paese and Verona have been able to successfully enter the Chinese market through international e-commerce platforms such as AliExpress and Tmall. Read more

The EU and the US have signed an agreement which will review the amount of hormone-free beef the United States exports to Europe under an existing quota agreement... Read more

The Swiss Foreign Minister Ignazio Cassis has said that it would take a "miracle" for the EU and Switzerland to reach a quick deal over a stalled partnership treaty that has already disrupted cross-border share activity and put a strain on... Read more

The French minister for agriculture, Didier Guillaume, has hit back at US President Donald Trump's threat last week to impose a tax on French wines, describing the move as "completely moronic." Read more

Neither the UK nor the European Union are ready for a no-deal Brexit on 31 October, according to the findings of a report by an influential business lobby group... Read more

The European Commission's new Director-General of Trade, Sabine Weyand, has said that while the EU is keen to work alongside Washington on WTO reform and shared challenges to global trade, the bloc would retaliate is the threat to raise tariffs on... Read more

Shippers and freight forwarders fearing complicated and lengthy customs procedures after Brexit don’t need to worry. AEB, a leading provider of software for global trade and supply chain management, is offering a central customs platform with a... Read more

The goods trade surplus between the EU and the US, as well as the bloc's surplus with China has increased in the first five months of the year, according to figures released by the EU statistics office Eurostat... Read more

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

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