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Trade protectionism a 'self-inflicted wound' that harms global economy: IMF chief

WASHINGTON – The head of the International Monetary Fund said Wednesday that after six years of disappointing growth, the world economy is finally gaining momentum. But she warned of potential threats, from political uncertainty in Europe to protectionism that could hinder trade. 717 more words

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WATCH Trading Desk: Get used to the Brexit talk because it isn't going anywhere

The breakup between the UK and EU is officially underway, but there will be many hurdles on the path to separation, most notably trade.

Investing

EU and the Canadian Treaty

On the 15th of February, the European Union passed the EU – Canada free trade deal. The CETA deal as it is called (Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement), will reduce by 98 percent the tariffs on exported goods meaning that this is the biggest trade deal that the European Union made so far. 151 more words

Politics

Support the UK International Trade and Investment Agreements (Ratification) Bill 2016-17

This is a private members bill which, if passed into law, will ensure that future trade deals receive at least some Parliamentary scrutiny. As a private members bill it has only a small chance of becoming law. 131 more words

Madrid admits independence process has no impact on foreign investment in Catalonia

Article published at Diari Ara English, 24th March 2017.

Spain’s Deputy Trade Minister, María Luisa Poncela, also acknowledged that being the country’s capital gives Madrid an edge, but stated that “there are no deviations”

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Catalonia

Marine Le Pen candidly speaks about Germany and Angela Merkel

‘The EU will COLLAPSE’ Le Pen blasts Germany for using the euro as a ‘POLITICAL WEAPON’

The candidate to the French National Presidency, Marine Le Pen having a great chance of winning, has spoken candidly about Germany, Chancellor Angela Merkel, and the European Union. 589 more words

EU expects Canada to ratify CETA in coming weeks, official says

OTTAWA – The European Union’s trade chief says she expects Canada to ratify a landmark free trade agreement within weeks.

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom says she expects the Canada-EU pact to stand as an example of the merits of free trade for the protectionist Donald Trump administration in Washington. 115 more words

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