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.
EU nations get tentative deal on stricter emissions testing for diesels
New tests will more closely resemble real road conditions.
Harper pushes Canada-EU trade pact at G7 leaders’ summit
Agreement in principle has yet to be ratified by Canada and the 28-country European Union.
Honda to export Canadian-made CRV to EU
Automaker expects to send 40,000 vehicles to Europe once trade agreement is ratified.
Honda Canada to produce new model for export to the EU
Automaker will upgrade Alliston, Ont. factory to meet the demand.
More than energy
Manufacturing needs to kick into a higher gear to lessen the impact of energy’s ups and downs.
Survey finds eurozone teetering on the brink of recession
Markit purchasing managers’ index slipped a full point to a 16-month low of 51.1 in November.
Recession, debt, deflation: mounting threats facing the global economy
Only the US and Britain are growing at decent rates.
Europe considering measures that would ease oil sands imports
28 member countries want to discourage high-carbon fuel use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Visa obstacle looms as CETA talks end
Romania and Bulgaria could block ratification if the visa requirement is not lifted.
German economic expectations collapse over conflict concerns
GfK institute survey suffers largest-ever decline in August over conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine.
Canada-EU trade deal clears major hurdle with deal on final text
The Harper government says the deal will boost bilateral trade by 20%, an increase of $12 billion in Canada’s annual income.
EU seeks more greenhouse gas reduction
Relaxes renewable energy goals in climate change fight.
EU inflation dips further, boosting pressure on ECB policymakers
The ECB is tasked with setting monetary policy to keep inflation just below 2%, but inflation across the 17 EU countries fell to 0.8% in December.
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“A spendid exchange” and society gain.
Canada City Alliance on a mission to drum up EU investment
Biggest cities highlighting infrastructure opportunities on three-day tour.
Canada, South Korea return to table on free trade
Fourteenth round of talks resume following a five-year hiatus.
Canada, EU trade deal framework expected by week’s end
CME CEO Jayson Myers says he is confident the deal will bode well for Canadian manufacturers.