Soyabeans deal brings transatlantic trade truce

The US and EU reached kissed and made up in their trade war at a meeting between US President Donald Trump and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Washington on 25 July. President Trump agreed not to impose tariffs on car imports for Europe in exchange for a deal that would see the EU agreeing to step up its purchases ofsoyabeans and liquefied natural gas from the US. Trump also suggested ... [+]

Trump tariffs spark trade war fears

World leaders reacted with alarm on 1 March after US President Trump announced import tariffs on imported steel and aluminium – prompting fears that a wider trade war could break out. Trump said he would use US national security legislation to introduce the duties. European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker warned however that ... [+]

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