Jonathan Stearns

Government, Business

Europe Set for Move to Expand Trade Arsenal With Focus on Trump

containership A containership is loaded at the Port of Hamburg. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg)

European Union trade chief Phil Hogan on Dec. 12 will seek an upgrade to EU legislation on enforcing international commercial rules.

Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg News
December 11, 2019
Government, Business, Fuel

CO2 Caps Coming for Trucks in European Union

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European Union negotiators agreed to impose caps on carbon dioxide from trucks for the first time, stepping up the fight against climate change with a challenge to manufacturers such as Daimler AG.

Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg News
February 19, 2019
Government, Business

EU Eyes Trade Deal With US, Targets Cutting Tariffs on Industrial Goods

Cecilia Malmstrom EU Trade Chief Cecilia Malmstrom (Carolyn Kaster/Associated Press)

The European Union’s executive arm is preparing to ask the bloc’s governments for the green light to start negotiations with the United States on a free-trade deal, highlighting hopes of keeping at bay the threat of American tariffs on foreign cars.

Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg News
January 9, 2019
Government, Business, Logistics

Europe Said to Seek WTO Revamp in Face of Trump Trade Challenge

World Trade Organization

European Union leaders plan to push for improvements in the way the World Trade Organization operates, saying it is important to uphold the global commercial order amid “growing” tensions prompted by President Donald Trump’s tariffs.

Jonathan Stearns | Bloomberg News
June 19, 2018