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Philip Blenkinsop

Heineken sells more beer in all regions, but Mexico dips

Apr 24 2019

BRUSSELS Heineken, the world's second largest brewer, increased beer sales in all regions in the first three months of 2019, although a reduction in marketing activities contributed to a dip in its largest market, Mexico.

U.S. planes, tractors on EU tariff list over Boeing

Apr 17 2019

BRUSSELS Planes, tractors, food and handbags featured on a list of U.S. imports worth $20 billion that the European Union said on Wednesday it could hit with tariffs in a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute. | Video

EU says it is ready to launch U.S. trade talks, but without agriculture

Apr 15 2019

BRUSSELS The European Union is ready to start talks on a trade agreement with the United States and aims to conclude a deal before year-end, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday. | Video

Exclusive: EU tariffs to target 20 billion euros of U.S. imports - diplomats

Apr 12 2019

BRUSSELS The European Commission has drawn up a list of U.S. imports worth around 20 billion euros ($22.6 billion) that it could hit with tariffs over a transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute, EU diplomats said on Friday.

EU gives May till October for Brexit, seeking clarity

Apr 11 2019

BRUSSELS European Union leaders gave Britain six more months to leave the bloc, more than Prime Minister Theresa May says she needs but less than many in the bloc wanted, thanks to fierce resistance from France. | Video

EU clears way for start of formal trade talks with U.S

Apr 11 2019

BRUSSELS European Union countries gave initial clearance on Thursday to start formal trade talks with the United States, EU sources said, a move designed but not guaranteed to smooth strained relations between the world's two largest economies.

In new attack, Trump threatens more tariffs against European Union

Apr 09 2019

BRUSSELS/PARIS/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to impose U.S. tariffs on $11 billion worth of European Union products, heightening tensions over a long-running transatlantic aircraft subsidy dispute and opening a new front in his global trade war.

EU hails breakthrough with China on industry subsidies

Apr 09 2019

BRUSSELS Chinese Premier Li Keqiang promised the European Union on Tuesday that Beijing would no longer force foreign companies to share sensitive know-how when operating in China and was ready to discuss new global trading rules on industrial subsidies.

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