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June 17, 2021  

Boralex and Sun’Agri to develop agrivoltaics in Europe

Boralex and Sun’Agri are joining forces to develop agrivoltaics

News Government Manufacturing General
December 2, 2020  

EU looks forward to Biden resetting trans-Atlantic relations

…but future relations will have to adapt to a multi-polar world where China is an ever bigger player.

News Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
December 1, 2020  

EU greenhouse gas emissions down 24% since 1990: report

With coronavirus pandemic, the commission expects emissions to fall an unprecedented 8% this year.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change

Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 29, 2020  

Trudeau, EU leaders meet to reinforce support of world order

Pre-US election meeting is their first formal discussion since the changeover of Europe’s top political leadership late last year.

News General
October 15, 2020  

EU leaders divided over new climate goals for 2030

Proposal to reduce emissions 55% by 2030 compared to 1990 levels, compared the current target of 40%.

News Energy General
October 14, 2020  

EU to tackle methane gases, boost energy efficiency

Wants to slash greenhouse gas emissions to at least 55% of what they were in 1990 over the next decade.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

UK urged to conclude trade deal with EU to limit Brexit cost

OECD said the British economy will likely end this year 10.1% smaller than when it started.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO

One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 1, 2020  

EU takes legal action against UK over planned Brexit bill

Calls it a breach of the obligation of good faith laid down in the “Withdrawal Agreement.”

News Government Manufacturing General
September 16, 2020  

EU chief says UK can’t change Brexit withdrawal agreement

Says chances for a future trade deal are slipping away; plans to renege on parts of the withdrawal agreement dims those hopes further.

News Government Economy General
September 8, 2020  

Hopes muted as EU and UK talk again about post-Brexit ties

Chances of a breakthrough diminish, concerns they could collapse in the coming weeks.

News Minerals General
September 3, 2020  

EU unveils plan to secure rare earth materials, cut dependency

Need around 60 times more lithium and 15 times more cobalt for electric vehicle batteries and energy storage by 2050.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 16, 2020  

Apple wins big EU court case over US$15B in taxes

EU Commission claimed in 2016 Apple had struck an illegal tax deal with Irish authorities that allowed it to pay extremely low rates.

News Government General
June 24, 2020  

EU lagging behind on climate, gender equality goals

The bloc’s CO2 emissions were reduced by 2.7% from 2013 to 2018 but temperatures kept rising

News Manufacturing Economy
May 7, 2020  

EU forecasts ‘recession of historic proportions’ this year

The pandemic is expected to cause the deepest recession in living memory

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 23, 2020  

European economies on course for unprecedented recession

The scale of the decline in business activity staggering, lends urgency to discussions about a rescue support package.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
March 2, 2020  

EU-UK trade talks kick off amid threats and deadlines

Must be concluded by the end of this year, or Prime Minister Johnson threatens to walk.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 11, 2020  

Canada-UK free trade: A post-Brexit opportunity

Needs to complete a deal with the EU first and foremost, but a deal with Canada should be its second priority.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

UK and EU clash over trade with 11 months to make a deal

The European Union insists there can be no trade deal if Britain undercuts bloc regulations.

News Government Manufacturing General
February 4, 2020  

Canada not rushing to post-Brexit deal with UK, business urges calm

Britain still bound by the continent’s sweeping free trade deal with Canada on goods and services.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 3, 2020  

Britain to seek Canada-style free trade deal with EU

But European officials warn Canada achieved largely tariff-free trade status by bringing many of its rules into line with EU regulations.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 9, 2020  

EU trade deal with Britain, no unfettered state aid: Chief Brexit official

State aid rules in any future trade deal would be more stringent than with nations like Canada or Japan because of the physical proximity of the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 20, 2019  

UK lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit bill, pave way to exit EU

Also has to be approved by Parliament’s upper chamber.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 17, 2019  

UK’s Johnson seeks to rule out Brexit trade pact delay

Johnson’s Conservatives won an 80-strong majority in Parliament in last week’s general election.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 12, 2019  

EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasse

A proposal to change some EU trade rules will enable it to act even when the WTO can’t give a final ruling.

News Metals General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Jingye comes to the rescue of British Steel

Rescue deal potentially protects some 4,000 jobs and safeguards a strategic asset as Britain prepares to leave the EU.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 11, 2019  

China’s Xi on investment drive in EU member Greece

China’s state-owned shipping giant Cosco controls Greece’s largest port of Piraeus, near Athens.

News Government Manufacturing General
November 7, 2019  

Bank of England keeps rates on hold ahead of UK election

The central bank appears to be waiting for more clarity over Britain’s departure from the European Union.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

Europe’s specialty food makers brace for US tariffs

Tariffs on US$7.5 billion on a range of European goods were approved by the World Trade Organization as compensation for illegal EU subsidies to Airbus.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 17, 2019  

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

PM Boris Johnson needs all the support he can get to push any Brexit deal past the deeply divided Parliament.

News Government Manufacturing General
October 15, 2019  

UK labour market weakening amid Brexit uncertainty

The number of people in work dropped by 56,000 in the three months to August from the previous three-month period.