# Trade

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.
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Boris Johnson, ehemaliger Außenminister von Großbritannien, spricht vor dem britischen Unterhaus über die Gründe seines Rücktritts. Johnson hat Premierministerin May heftig wegen ihres neuen Brexit-Kurses kritisiert. «Wir haben unser Verhandlungskapital verbrannt», sagte er im Parlament. Foto: PA Wire/dpa +++ dpa-Bildfunk +++
18.07.2018, Großbritannien, London: Bor […]

Boris Johnson urges May to drop new Brexit free trade plan

Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson calls on Theresa May to drop her plans for a free trade area with the EU after Brexit.
ARCHIVE - 14.07.2017, Hamburg: Remains of glowing steel strands are stored in a container on the site of a steelworks hall. Selling steel to the US will be more expensive for companies in Germany. Photo: Christian Charisius / dpa - ATTENTION: This photo has dpa already sent on video +++ (c) dpa - News for children +++
ARCHIVE - 14.07.2017, Hamburg: Remains o […]

EU sets steel duties to shield industry against US tariff fallout

The European Union has said it will introduce retaliatory measures against US plans to impose steel and aluminum tariffs.
(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".
US President Donald Trump speaks to the media as Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens prior to a meeting at Chequers, the PM's country residence, near Ellesborough, northwest of London on July 13, 2018. Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP
US President Donald Trump speaks to the […]

Trump hails ties with UK despite Brexit criticism

US President Trump plays down his attack on Britain's Brexit plans, praising PM May's leadership and insisting ties between the two countries "have never been stronger".