EU probes BMW, Daimler, VW over emission systems
Received information the automakers held meetings to discuss clean technologies aimed at limiting car exhaust emissions.
EU officials to meet Trump, wielding a US$20B threat
If the US proceeds with the auto duties, the EU will impose new tariffs on a range of US products.
EU still providing illegal subsidies to Airbus: WTO
Panel found French aerospace giant hasn’t been in compliance with some of the trade body’s rules since 2011
Dow Chemical, DuPont merger approved by European regulators
$62 billion deal will see companies come together, then break apart into three separate, publicly traded companies.
EU fines car component suppliers $155M over cartels
Companies co-ordinated prices or markets and exchanged sensitive information.
Business groups want technical issues resolved to reap CETA benefits
CFIB says its members see trade with Europe as an key buffer against exclusive reliance on trade with the US.
Belgium reaches deal to back Canada-EU trade agreement
New text provides guarantees for farmers and on a corporate dispute settlement system that will allow Belgium to sign the deal.
Leaked statement aimed at Canada-EU free trade critics: sources
Opposition to the deal is festering among Belgium’s French-speaking Walloons.
NS syrup processor confident of rebound after losing $100K to Brexit
Acadian Maple products depends on the EU for about 60% of its exports.
EU, Mexico officially launch update of free trade deal
A broadened agreement would dismantle additional trade barriers and open markets more effectively.
It’s not about whether to invest, but what to invest in, Trudeau tells G7 peers
PM also meets with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the Canada-European Union trade deal.
Eurozone economy ‘losing steam’: survey
Purchasing managers’ index falls to a four-month low in January.
EU proposes tougher tests for cars amid emissions scandal
New rules would allow EU Commission to carry out spot tests on cars that have already been released onto the market.
Survey suggests Eurozone economy set for ‘robust expansion’
19-country economy ends 2015 with best quarterly performance since mid-2011.
EU predicts economic recovery at ‘modest pace’ next year
Economy remains hampered by to much debt, not enough investment.