Trade is booming within the European Union. The exchange of goods among the member states is flourishing on the EU's internal market. But there are worries about trade relations outside the EU. US President Donald Trump is putting the EU under pressure with punitive duties. Also, Europe likewise faces major challenges in structuring its trade relations with Britain after the British withdrawal from the EU.
As doubts grow over China's 'Belt and Road' trade infrastructure project, the EU is launching an alternative plan for Asia it says will not saddle countries with debt they cannot repay.
3 weeks ago
Europe must become "global player" with a muscular foreign policy to match its economic strength, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says in his annual address to parliament.
1 month ago
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.
2 months ago
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