Category EU-U.S. relations

« L’OMC doit pouvoir exister sans Donald Trump »

Pascal Lamy : Il existe deux interprétations possibles de la déclaration de Trump. Il faut donc se préparer à deux cas de figure. Peut-être veut-il retirer son pays de l’OMC, comme il l’a fait pour l’Accord de Paris sur le climat. Plus généralement, il aurait entrepris de faire une croix sur toute discipline internationale qui limite la souveraineté […]

Trump’s National Security Claim for Tariffs Sets Off Crisis at W.T.O.

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s embrace of sweeping tariffs has frustrated allies, lawmakers and businesses across the globe. But its most lasting impact could be to hobble the World Trade Organization. The global trade group has been thrust into an uncomfortable — and potentially damaging — role as chief judge in an intense fight among its […]

EACC Insights: Is Trump Aiming to DEglobalize Us?

If there is any seemingly permanent feature of the last decades whose future is now uncertain, it is globalization. Globalization – the intensification of international trade that results in the growing diversity of sites to produce goods and services – is enabled by technology that reduces distance frictions and an ideology that rewards opening because […]

WHAT DID TRUMP AND JUNCKER AGREE ON TRADE?

Wednesday’s meeting in Washington between Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker brought a positive declaration that has eased fears of a commercial war between the United States and the European Union. The US president backed off on a threat to impose tariffs on European car imports while the two sides launched negotiations to cut other trade barriers.

FORMER WTO HEAD LAMY HAILS ‘GOOD CEASEFIRE’ ON US-EU TRADE

A truce has been reached in trade tensions between the United States and the European Union – at least for now. Donald Trump and Jean-Claude Juncker reached a deal of sorts at their meeting in Washington on Wednesday. But has a trade war actually been averted, and what’s the future for trade relations between the […]

« L’OPINION AMÉRICAINE A FAIT CHANGER D’AVIS TRUMP SUR LES TAXES DOUANIÈRES »

C’est la trêve dans les tensions commerciales entre les États-Unis et l’Union européenne. En effet, Donald Trump et Jean-Claude Juncker sont arrivés à un accord lors de leur réunion à Washington, mercredi 25 juillet. Une guerre commerciale a-t-elle été évitée ? Quel est l’avenir des relations commerciales entre les grandes économies mondiales ? Pascal Lamy, […]