E.U, China Trade Agreement Opposes Trump’s America First Agenda

posted in: Far East, News

French President Emmanuel Macron, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker welsome Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, March 26, 2019. (Photo: Reuters) Chinese Premier Li Keqiang assured the European Union that … Read More

France’s Emmanuel Macron asks Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker to join meeting with Xi Jinping in Paris

posted in: European Union, News

Surprise move comes as the European Union’s new, more assertive China policy is being debated in Brussels amid pressure from Paris and Berlin French leader plans to explain Europe’s new strategy on China, with focus on trade and the environment … Read More

EU needs to stand together against foreign powers like US, China: Dutch PM

posted in: European Union, News

Mark Rutte. (Photo: Berolina/DepositPhotos) If the European Commission and the European Union Member States make one fist together, Europe can become one of the most important players on the world stage, according to Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. With countries … Read More

China and EU agree to work together to tackle Trump’s higher tariffs

posted in: European Union, News

Two sides confirm importance of conducting trade under WTO rules. European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He shake hands in Beijing on June 25   © Reuters BEIJING (Kyodo) — China and the European Union agreed … Read More

EU leaders head to China and Japan, seeking to restore global trade

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After the turmoil of Trump in Brussels, EU leaders are in China and Japan today (16 July) and tomorrow for two important summits, a sign that Europe is looking to Asia, writes Fraser Cameron. Fraser Cameron is the director of the … Read More

EU, China seek closer ties as US turns against trade

posted in: European Union, News

At a time of heightened uncertainty in the global economic environment, leaders of Europe and China are meeting to ponder ways to counter the fallout from US President Trump’s “America First” policies. US President Donald Trump’s attacks on the international … Read More

China presses Europe for anti-U.S. alliance on trade

FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags are set up for a meeting during a visit by U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao at China’s Ministry of Transport in Beijing, China April 27, 2018. PHOTO/COURTESY: REUTERS/Jason Lee In Summary Senior Chinese … Read More