Category Europe

„Wir müssen Druck auf China ausüben“

Der frühere WTO-Chef Lamy hält Chinas Staatskapitalismus für das größte Problem der globalen Marktwirtschaft. Er fordert strenge Investitionskontrollen.

‘Ireland will be worst hit and may need emergency aid in event of no deal Brexit’

Ireland would need emergency aid from the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit the former head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has said. Ireland is set to be economically worst hit by a no-deal scenario if Britain fails to find a solution before the March deadline next year, according to Pascal Lamy.

Country stores drugs for Brexit fallout as some firms see Ireland and UK as one market

[…] Mr Varadkar, who earlier this month described a no- deal Brexit as “doomsday”, admitted the plan to stockpile medicines as ex-World Trade Organization director-general Pascal Lamy warned that Ireland will need emergency financial aid if no Brexit deal is struck.

‘Prepare for the worst’ in case of a no-deal Brexit – former WTO chief

Ireland should “prepare for the worst” and may need emergency aid from the European Union if there is a ‘no-deal’ Brexit, the former director general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has warned. Speaking on RTÉ’s This Week, Pascal Lamy said a no-deal scenario has to be taken seriously because of the current divisions in […]

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 […]