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    1. February 24, 2015

      Natural gas rallies on supply threat concern

      The price of natural gas in Europe rallied on Tuesday on fears a fresh dispute between Ukraine and Russia could threaten...

    2. February 18, 2015

      Peugeot finds road to recovery in Europe

      From his spartan Paris office, Carlos Tavares surveys a world he says is in “chaos”, as political tensions with Russia...

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    1. February 17, 2015

      Unbalanced hopes for the world economy

      why is the dollar so strong? It has soared 25 per cent on a real trade-weighted basis in the past four years, evoking...

    2. February 10, 2015

      US urges eurozone and Athens to strike a deal on bailout

      The US has urged Athens and its eurozone creditors to strike a deal over Greece’s financial future, underlining...

    3. February 9, 2015

      Obama to raise trade talk concerns with Merkel

      US President Barack Obama is expected to raise concerns about the pace of trans-Atlantic trade talks with Angela Merkel when...

    4. February 8, 2015

      City fears loss of access and influence in event of Brexit

      London is a gateway to Europe, home to 250 foreign banks employing 160,000 people. According to the latest official figures,...

    5. February 3, 2015

      Petitioners’ fears over EU-US trade deal well-grounded

      More than 1m people in Europe have signed petitions against the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership. In Britain,...

    6. beyondbrics

      February 2, 2015

      Turkey's falling exports expose the dark side of ECB QE

      Turkey’s exports are down – not exactly the most welcome piece of news as the country casts around for a new economic model...

    7. January 28, 2015

      German fear of tribunals threatens EU-US trade deal

      The red-brick neo-Gothic villas on Hamburg’s waterfront are a vivid reminder of the prosperity that maritime trade has...

    8. January 27, 2015

      Ministers aim to quash claims that trade talks threaten NHS

      The government is seeking concessions over a proposed US-EU trade deal in an attempt to douse growing public concerns about...

    9. January 23, 2015

      Davos 2015: Businesses rally support for transatlantic trade deal

      Business executives are rallying support in Davos for a controversial transatlantic trade deal after being caught on the hop...

    10. January 23, 2015

      UK car production climbs for fifth year

      Carmakers in the UK staged a late rally in 2014, clocking up the best December production for a decade and ensuring that the...

    11. January 14, 2015

      Dairy stocks: milk, but no honey

      The ads with Rihanna and David Beckham showing white moustaches are not working. Milk drinking in the west is on the wane....

    12. January 14, 2015

      Eurozone’s slide into deflation need not be a negative thing

      The Cassandras have finally been proved right. After months of predictions to that effect, the eurozone has finally fallen...

    13. beyondbrics

      January 14, 2015

      Sanctions on Russia: the all-round impact

      “Sanctions are like exposure to radioactive materials,” says Stanislaw Secrieru, an analyst at the Polish Institute for...

    14. January 13, 2015

      EU gives member states power to block GM crops

      The EU has sought to resolve years of acrimony over the status of genetically modified crops by giving each of its 28 member...

    15. January 13, 2015

      Public backlash threatens EU trade deal with the US

      The EU has been hit by a stinging public backlash against its landmark trade deal with the US, making it increasingly...

    16. January 7, 2015

      Angela Merkel to back EU reform but rule out treaty change

      Angela Merkel will join David Cameron on Wednesday in calling for reforms to the EU. But the German chancellor will urge the...

    17. January 6, 2015

      Sausage row reveals German disquiet over trade talks

      A small grilled sausage from Bavaria has become the unlikely symbol of German resistance to the transatlantic trade deal...

    18. January 5, 2015

      US to resume importing beef from Ireland

      The European Commission is pressing the US to allow all EU countries to resume exporting beef to the American market after...

    19. January 4, 2015

      A wise bet is on a happier year for the economy

      In 2014, global output per head grew by close to 2 per cent, at purchasing power parity. Thus, at the end of the year, human...

    20. January 2, 2015

      A new push is needed on multilateral co-operation

      Over the past year a co-operative world order — built around trade and the rule of law — has begun to creak and strain....

    21. December 29, 2014

      Lithuania looks to euro membership to cement western ties

      Lithuania will become the 19th member of the euro on Thursday in a move with geopolitical as well as economic ramifications...

    22. December 23, 2014

      Eurasian unity under strain even as bloc expands

      Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday a signed a treaty to join the Eurasian Economic Union, expanding the membership of Moscow-led project...

    23. beyondbrics

      December 19, 2014

      China looks to Europe - through the Balkans

      In the pale sunlight of an unseasonably warm December day, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang and Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar...

    24. December 18, 2014

      Two-year limit set on UK worker claims for backdated holiday pay

      Employers’ groups have welcomed the government’s move to put a two-year time limit on claims for backdated holiday pay. Last...

    25. December 17, 2014

      UK premier fights to put US-EU trade talks back on track

      David Cameron will join industry bodies and other European leaders on Thursday to demand fresh impetus in talks on a...

    26. December 17, 2014

      Coffee hit by higher Brazil forecasts

      Coffee prices were hit after Brazilian 2015 production forecasts from Volcafe, the Swiss trader, which were at the higher...

    27. December 16, 2014

      US-Europe trade deal stuck on launch pad

      David Cameron has called for “rocket boosters” and Angela Merkel has warned there is “no time to lose”. Across the Atlantic,...

    28. December 16, 2014

      Eurozone malaise dents car industry

      Hard-pressed European consumers have applied the brakes to car purchases, which grew at their slowest pace for 12 months in...

    29. beyondbrics

      December 15, 2014

      Guest post: the Serbia-China friendship bridge

      By Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister of the Republic of Serbia Serbia recently began its accession talks with the EU and is...

    30. December 11, 2014

      Trade deal on IT teeters as China digs in

      A high-profile deal struck just weeks ago by China and the US to unlock negotiations to liberalise the trade in IT goods has...

    31. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2014

      Guest post: the cost of (not) bailing out Ukraine

      By Olena Bilan of Dragon Capital and VoxUkraine Despite securing sizeable financial support from western lenders in April —...

    32. November 27, 2014

      Germany drops opposition to EU trade deal with Canada

      Germany has dropped its opposition to an EU trade deal with Canada despite continuing concerns over the inclusion of...

    33. November 26, 2014

      Merkel offers Russia trade talks olive branch

      German chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday called for trade talks between the EU and a Russia-led economic bloc as a way...

    34. November 25, 2014

      How Juncker plans to unleash investment in Europe

      It has become the central question facing the EU since the acute phase of the eurozone crisis ended more than two years ago:...

    35. November 25, 2014

      Russian imports ban takes big bite out of pear production

      Europe’s producers of pears are leaving crops to rot because of retaliation by Russia, the biggest buyer of European pears,...

    36. November 23, 2014

      Europe-US trade talks delay upsets Italy

      Italy has sounded the alarm over the pace of Europe’s landmark trade negotiations with the US, warning that they are in...

    37. beyondbrics

      November 18, 2014

      Kiev and Brussels warm to each other as Putin cold-shouldered in Brisbane

      Leaders from Kiev and Brussels were busy this weekend warming up their energy ties as Vladimir Putin bailed out early from...

    38. November 16, 2014

      Cameron rejects claims that EU-US trade deal is threat to NHS

      David Cameron dismissed as “nonsense” claims that a transatlantic trade deal could lead to the National Health Service...

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