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China's vice premier says no country can win a trade war

Nov 27 2018

HAMBURG, Germany China's Vice Premier Liu He told an economic conference in Hamburg on Tuesday that protectionist and unilateral approaches on trade would only deepen economic uncertainty, saying no country could emerge as a winner in a trade war.

Germany's Schroeder warns against demonizing China

Nov 16 2018

BERLIN Weighing into Germany's debate about its ties with China, former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder warned Berlin against demonizing Beijing, saying the two economic powers should work more closely together in the face of Donald Trump's trade threats.

German officials sound China alarm as 5G auctions loom

Nov 13 2018

BERLIN Senior German officials are planning a last-ditch drive to convince the government to consider excluding Chinese firms such as Huawei from building the country's 5G infrastructure amid concerns this could compromise national security.

With Trump shackled at home, Europeans fear more disruption abroad

Nov 07 2018

BERLIN/LONDON Stymied at home by Democrats determined to subvert his domestic agenda, President Donald Trump could double down on his disruptive foreign policy in the years ahead, with conflicts over trade a particular concern, politicians, diplomats and analysts in Europe said.

Dethroned at home, Finland's Stubb lives and breathes Europe

Nov 02 2018

HELSINKI/BERLIN He was too sporty, too international and too outspoken for his small country -- but he has no qualms about campaigning to become the next European Commission President.

BDI-Papier - Firmen sollten Abhängigkeit von China reduzieren

Oct 31 2018

Berlin Die deutsche Industrie plädiert für eine neue Strategie im Umgang mit dem wichtigen Handelspartner und Konkurrenten China.

Exclusive: German firms urged to cut dependence on China

Oct 31 2018

BERLIN A new strategy paper from Germany's influential BDI industry federation calls on firms to reduce their dependence on the Chinese market, according to a draft seen by Reuters, in a sign of rising concern over Beijing's state-driven economic model.

EXCLUSIVE-German firms should cut dependence on China, says top industry group

Oct 31 2018

BERLIN, Oct 31 German firms should cut their dependence on the Chinese market, a leading industry group says in a strategy paper that underscores rising concern over Beijing's state-driven economic model, according to a draft seen by Reuters.

Exclusive: Five Eyes intelligence alliance builds coalition to counter China

Oct 12 2018

BERLIN The five nations in the world's leading intelligence-sharing network have been exchanging classified information on China's foreign activities with other like-minded countries since the start of the year, seven officials in four capitals said.

America's image worsens under Trump

Oct 01 2018

BERLIN The image of the United States has deteriorated further among its traditional allies after a year in which President Donald Trump ratcheted up his verbal attacks on countries like Canada and Germany, a leading survey showed.

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