Bombardier supports assets sale for EU approval of Alstom’s takeover
Canadian transportation company reaffirms the sale remains on track to close in the first half of 2021.
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
Europeans look to China as global partner, shun Trump’s US
Macron visiting Beijing portrayed himself as an envoy for the whole European Union.
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.
European Central Bank launches new stimulus for economy
ECB has had to change its stimulus stance as the global economic outlook has grown shakier.
UPDATE: Trudeau pushes CETA in EU leaders’ summit
French National Assembly begins its consideration of France’s ratification bill.
NATO and European leaders to visit Canada for meetings with Trudeau
Will speak up for the rules-based international order that relies on treaties and multinational organizations like NATO.
US manufacturing growth slows in June for 3rd straight month
Trade fights with China, Europe and Mexico, as well as an increase in the greenback’s value, have cut into US exports.
Ford to cut 12,000 jobs in Europe as part of restructuring
Ford lost US$398 million in 2018 in Europe.
Nova Scotia wants to replicate Chinese trade success with Europe
Province aims to expand ties established through the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
NATO ministers meet to celebrate 70th anniversary amid rifts
A dispute with Turkey over planned purchase of Russian weapons and defence spending disparities straining alliance.
China, European leaders agree to seek fairer trade rules
Chinese President Xi Jinping was in Paris.
Blocked Siemens and Alstom merger a win for Bombardier: analysts [UPDATED]
Deal could reduce competition in the signaling and high-speed train markets.
UK’s May confronts party rebels as EU prepares Brexit summit [UPDATED]
Draft agreement has triggered an avalanche of criticism in Britain and left the prime minister fighting to keep her job.
European automakers claim cutting emissions could cost jobs [UPDATED]
ACEA warns against overly stringent CO2 targets, and unrealistic sales quota for battery electric vehicles.