# Trade war

German economy minister Peter Altmaier pictured during a joint press conference with the European Commission Vice-President in charge of Energy at the Economy Ministry in Berlin on July 17, 2018
German economy minister Peter Altmaier p […]

Trump trade rows are ‘destroying’ growth, says German minister

Germany's economy minister lashes out at US President Trump, slamming his global trade rows and efforts to "dictate" Europe's dealings with Iran through renewed US sanctions.
(L-R) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker attend a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on July 16, 2018. Photo: Wang Zhao / AFP
(L-R) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, EU Cou […]

EU urges big powers to avert trade ‘conflict and chaos’

The EU urges the US, China and Russia to work together to ease worsening global trade tensions, warning that they could otherwise spiral into "conflict and chaos".