International Trade

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

‘Congratulations’: EU launches next phase of Brexit but warns of tough

Published 15/12/2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Eric VidalBRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union agreed on [more…]

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Macron aiming for eurozone ‘convergence’ with Germany by March

Published 15/12/2017

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Friday he hoped to make progress with Germany on ideas to reform the euro zone by March, once Germany has a new coalition government in place, and agree a "roadmap" with all eurozone leaders by June next year. [more…]

Brazil’s Temer to leave hospital, return to Brasilia

Brazil’s Temer to leave hospital, return to Brasilia

Published 15/12/2017

Brazil's President Michel Temer attends a meeting with Business Leaders to discuss the pension reform bill in the lower house, in Brasilia, Brazil December 12, [more…]

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Exclusive: Bankers may get notes to help push industry line on Brexit

Published 15/12/2017

The Union Flag and a European Union flag fly near the Elizabeth Tower, housing the Big Ben bell, during the anti-Brexit 'People's March for Europe', [more…]

EU sees data transfer deal with Japan early next year

EU sees data transfer deal with Japan early next year

Published 15/12/2017

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union aims to conclude a deal allowing businesses to seamlessly transfer personal data between the bloc and Japan by early [more…]

Luxembourg challenges EU order to recover tax from Amazon

Luxembourg challenges EU order to recover tax from Amazon

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - The logo of Amazon is seen at the company logistics center in Lauwin-Planque, northern France on February 20, 2017. REUTERS/Pascal Rossignol/File PhotoBRUSSELS [more…]

India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple

India raises import tax on cellphones, move to hurt Apple

Published 15/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: A woman talks on her mobile phone on a pavement in Kolkata, India July 5, 2017. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri/File PhotoNEW DELHI (Reuters) - [more…]

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Republican governors meet with Pence over NAFTA concerns

Published 14/12/2017

FILE PHOTO - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives before U.S. President Donald Trump and Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong speak at a joint [more…]