Imports and Exports | 14 June 2018

EU leads global agri-food trade in 2017

The EU cemented its position as the largest global exporter and importer of agri-food products in 2017, official data has shown.

Legislation | 12 June 2018

EU ushers in new trade defense rules

The EU has brought new trade defense rules into force to help the union take more decisive action over unfair trading practices.

Imports and Exports | 11 June 2018

G7 left in disarray as US escalates trade conflict

The latest G7 meeting has ended in chaos after US President Donald Trump refused to endorse a joint communique due to ongoing disagreements over trade.

Imports and Exports | 8 June 2018

China's import and export growth remains healthy in May

China continued to generate strong international trade results in May 2018, despite the ongoing trade row with the US.

Origin Calculation | 7 June 2018

EU approves new rebalancing duties on US products

The EU has endorsed the introduction of new duties on an initial €2.8 billion of US imports as part of its response to the US tariffs on steel and aluminum products.

Legislation | 5 June 2018

China warns that US tariffs could jeopardize current trade talks

China has warned the US that the progress they have made in their ongoing trade negotiations could be undone if proposed US tariffs are brought into effect.

Imports and Exports | 4 June 2018

International trade growth accelerates during first quarter of 2018

International trade growth among G20 nations reached its fastest pace in two years during the first quarter of 2018.

Legislation | 1 June 2018

US imposes steel and aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada and Mexico

Global trade tensions have been reignited by the decision by the US to go ahead with imposing steel and aluminum tariffs on the EU, Canada and Mexico.

Legislation | 30 May 2018

EU moves ahead of UK in queue for FTAs with Australia and New Zealand

The EU could be set to commence talks with Australia and New Zealand over free trade agreements in the coming weeks.

Imports and Exports | 29 May 2018

Eurozone trade figures decline in March 2018

Eurozone imports and exports declined in March as global trade tensions continued to have an impact on demand.