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    1. 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...

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      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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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,...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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 —...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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:...

    12. 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,...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. November 16, 2014

      Putin leaves G20 early over Ukraine

      Vladimir Putin walked out early from the G20 summit on Sunday after two days of tensions with fellow leaders over the crisis...

    17. November 12, 2014

      Land sale bolsters Tata Steel

      A one-off land sale helped Tata Steel to report a 36 per cent increase in post-tax profits in the second quarter, boosting...

    18. November 11, 2014

      Irrational fear risks depriving Europe of the benefits of trade

      The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership now being hammered out between the US and the EU is shaping up to be one...

    19. November 10, 2014

      China and South Korea trade talks ‘settled’

      South Korea said on Monday it had “effectively settled” terms on a trade pact with China, and expected to confirm...

    20. FT Alphaville

      November 7, 2014

      What is going on with the UK's current account balance? Part 5

      The UK’s current account deficit is at its widest level in decades, and over the previous four posts we’ve managed to narrow...

    21. November 5, 2014

      Republicans nominate trade as area of co-operation with Obama

      Senior Republicans have vowed to work with the Obama administration on trade in the wake of sweeping election victories for...

    22. November 4, 2014

      Polish campaigners bite back at import ban on apples from Russia

      Russia’s ban on importing EU agricultural products will cause the loss of more than 300,000 tonnes of apples grown in...

    23. November 3, 2014

      China needs to be placed at the top of the European Commission’s ‘to do’ list

      Ukraine will undoubtedly be the main foreign policy focus for the European Commission’s newly appointed leaders. The...

    24. October 31, 2014

      EU steps up trade fight with Brazil over local content rules

      The European Union has escalated a dispute with Brazil over the country’s local content programmes in the auto and other...

    25. October 27, 2014

      Transatlantic trade negotiators should own up to their ambition

      American cars have bigger bumpers than European ones. That may sound like a trivial detail but it, and others like it, have...

    26. October 23, 2014

      Jean-Claude Juncker plays with future of EU-US trade deal

      Jean-Claude Juncker has secured parliamentary support for his European Commission, but the president has sent an odd signal...

    27. October 23, 2014

      Russia faces a decline like that of the Brezhnev era

      Sir, Sergei Guriev, in “Russia cannot withstand lower oil prices forever” (October 20) cogently points out that, while the...

    28. October 22, 2014

      EU states tell Juncker not to water down trade deal

      Fourteen EU countries have fired a warning shot at Jean-Claude Juncker, incoming president of the European Commission,...

    29. October 22, 2014

      Canada accuses US of protectionism

      Canada has criticised the growing number of US “Buy America” policies that require state and federal government contracts to...

    30. October 21, 2014

      Reform alone is no solution for the eurozone

      Might the policies of the eurozone result in a robust recovery? My answer is: no. Since the eurozone generated 17 per cent...

    31. October 20, 2014

      EU and China agree truce on trade disputes

      The EU has dropped an anti-subsidies case against two Chinese telecoms companies as Brussels seeks to repair trade relations...

    32. October 17, 2014

      Geopolitics cast shadow over New Silk Road

      When, with three bangs on a gong, Xi Jinping welcomed a freight train to the Rhine river port of Duisburg in March, he...

    33. October 17, 2014

      Europe’s dairies jostle for China foothold ahead of milk flood

      The green fields of Ireland’s County Kerry are a long way from a stuffy Beijing hotel room, but a Chinese man playing the...

    34. October 16, 2014

      WTO head Roberto Azevêdo urges shake-up of organisation

      The head of the World Trade Organisation warned on Thursday that the body had descended into “paralysis” and called for an...

    35. October 15, 2014

      Ukraine fears frozen conflict could yield winter energy crisis

      At the Foxtrot appliance store in Kiev, the must-have product these days is a Delonghi electric heater. “This is the last...

    36. October 15, 2014

      Europe’s big comeback will shake up sugar

      Even by their own admission, not many sugar traders think about events beyond a week. But the big shake-up for European...

    37. October 14, 2014

      Can Europe wean itself off Russian gas?

      The night shift at Agropolychim, Bulgaria’s biggest fertiliser plant, received a fax at 4.30am on January 6 2009 warning...

    38. October 13, 2014

      Time to rethink the way WTO takes its decisions

      It has been a tough decade for the World Trade Organisation. Six years ago the so-called Doha round of multilateral talks...

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