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  1. September 14, 2014

    Ukraine vows to protect EU trade pact after agreeing to delay

    Ukraine’s government has vowed it will “not change a word” of a trade agreement with the EU after Kiev and Brussels agreed...

  2. September 12, 2014

    Mario Draghi’s vision for eurozone growth

    Mario Draghi is the only senior European policy maker to have come up with a vision for how the eurozone can recover from...

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  1. September 11, 2014

    Russia threatens to cap western car and clothing imports

    Russia threatened to escalate a growing trade dispute between the Kremlin and the EU, saying it could cap western car and...

  2. Brussels Blog

    September 11, 2014

    The Juncker off-site: Moscovici vs Katainen

    Juncker's "key political challenges" session will feature Ukraine, EU-US trade and budget rules Fresh with their...

  3. September 10, 2014

    China’s Li assures foreign investors in wake of fines

    Li Keqiang, Chinese premier, has assured global investors they are still welcome in China and said a rash of recent fines...

  4. beyondbrics

    September 10, 2014

    Guest post: the UN takes the first step to debt restructuring

    By José Antonio Ocampo of Columbia University On September 9, the United Nations General Assembly approved a resolution to...

  5. September 10, 2014

    Campaign to deny Obama trade authority grows

    Environmental groups and labour unions are stepping up pressure on Congress to deny US President Barack Obama “fast track”...

  6. September 8, 2014

    Russia aims to choke off gas re-exports to Ukraine

    Moscow is seeking to prevent its European customers re-exporting Russian gas to Ukraine, threatening to choke off a crucial...

  7. beyondbrics

    September 5, 2014

    Guest post: gas war is next phase of Russia-Ukraine conflict

    By Ben Aris of bne The chances of a lasting ceasefire in the conflict in eastern Ukraine are looking better. But the...

  8. September 5, 2014

    Business groups boost EU-US trade deal

    British and German employers have joined forces to urge politicians to deliver a transatlantic trade deal, amid fears that...

  9. September 1, 2014

    Call Putin’s bluff – he will not cut off Europe’s gas

    In Hans Christian Andersen’s classic tale, two tailors promise to make an emperor a suit that is invisible to unwise people....

  10. September 1, 2014

    UK hits back at transatlantic trade critics

    The UK has fired back at growing domestic criticism of a planned EU trade deal with the US, accusing unions and other...

  11. August 24, 2014

    The euro is a scapegoat for the blunders of politicians

    With the Brussels rentrée, the eurocrats and their political masters around Europe’s national capitals return to the task of...

  12. August 17, 2014

    US banks plan ahead for UK exit from EU

    Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans to move some London-based activities to Ireland to address concerns that...

  13. August 14, 2014

    EU to pressure Egypt and Turkey on Russia food embargo

    Egypt and Turkey are set to join Latin American nations in facing heightened diplomatic pressure from the EU, which insists...

  14. August 14, 2014

    Rosneft asks Moscow for $42bn

    Rosneft has asked the Russian government for as much as Rb1.5tn ($42bn) in support, in a clear sign of the growing cost of...

  15. August 13, 2014

    Europe’s peach growers feel pain of Russian sanctions

    Josep Presseguer had already dispatched 350 tonnes of peaches and nectarines on the road to Russia when the Kremlin...

  16. FT Alphaville

    August 12, 2014

    Welcome to Russia's Hunger Games

    Given that modern-day warfare must at some point involve drones or autonomous vehicles, it makes sense that modern-day...

  17. August 11, 2014

    EU plans Russia sanctions talks with Latin America countries

    The EU plans to hold talks with countries such as Brazil and Chile to dissuade them from stepping in to replace Europe’s...

  18. August 8, 2014

    UK business concern grows over damaging trade war with Russia

    High Street retailers are becoming increasingly concerned about the prospect of a damaging trade war between Britain and...

  19. August 8, 2014

    Export surge lifts China trade surplus to record high

    China recorded its biggest ever monthly trade surplus in July as exports surged and imports contracted, suggesting stronger...

  20. August 7, 2014

    EU stands ready to support farmers from sanctions fallout

    Russian food Moscow’s ban on western food imports poses a grave challenge to the EU, although European pig farmers have...

  21. August 7, 2014

    Russian sanctions and the west

    Since the US and its European allies ramped up sanctions on Russia last week in response to its persistent destabilisation...

  22. August 7, 2014

    Russian consumers prepared to swallow food ban

    Russian food Less than 24 hours after Vladimir Putin issued а blanket ban on western meat, dairy and other produce, Dmitry...

  23. August 5, 2014

    Johnson to challenge Cameron on Europe exit

    London mayor Boris Johnson, a likely future contender for the Conservative leadership, will on Wednesday challenge the prime...

  24. beyondbrics

    August 5, 2014

    Guest post: Russia's response to western sanctions

    By Andrew Foxall of the Henry Jackson Society The “stage three” sanctions announced by the US and the European Union against...

  25. August 4, 2014

    Germany seeks to limit investor protection to save trade deal

    Germany is pushing for curbs on the ability of investors to sue governments in the EU’s imminent trade accord with Canada,...

  26. August 3, 2014

    Ukraine crisis threat to European earnings

    No sooner does one danger subside than another takes it place. Investors in European companies could be forgiven for feeling...

  27. August 3, 2014

    Europe delivers earnings growth for the first time in three years

    For the first time in three years, Europe’s companies are delivering earnings growth. But the good news risks being...

  28. FT Alphaville

    August 1, 2014

    The Closer

    FURTHER FURTHER READING - Is living on the dole bad for you? - What are academics good for? - The other aging of America:...

  29. July 31, 2014

    Indian objections sink WTO deal

    Efforts to salvage a landmark World Trade Organisation deal collapsed on Thursday after India refused to drop its...

  30. July 31, 2014

    Swiss to get vote on EU links

    Switzerland’s voters will be offered a chance to vote again on the country’s often-strained relationship with the EU, the...

  31. July 31, 2014

    Q&A: Last-ditch efforts to save WTO deal

    Diplomats were scrambling to find a compromise that would satisfy Indian demands and allow the World Trade Organisation to...

  32. July 30, 2014

    Challenges for business in Scottish independence, says Barclays

    A vote for Scottish independence in September’s referendum could have a modestly negative impact on the UK stock market,...

  33. July 30, 2014

    Russia attacks EU sanctions and warns of higher energy bills

    Russia lashed out at the EU for imposing broad sanctions against key sectors of its economy and warned that Europeans would...

  34. July 29, 2014

    Sanctions on Russia are a ‘big concern’ for European businesses

    The deepening impact on Europe’s companies of the Ukraine crisis was brought into sharp focus with the warning by BP on...

  35. July 29, 2014

    Business presses India to drop objections to trade deal

    Business groups have called on India to drop its objections to an international deal to ease the flow of goods through...

  36. Nick Butler

    July 27, 2014

    Independence light - Scotland deserves better

    Last week I wrote about the forthcoming independence referendum in Kurdistan. To move from events there to what is happening...

  37. July 27, 2014

    Europeans urge US to push power button on trade deal

    Ask anyone in European business what the most daunting longer-term issues confronting them are and it is unlikely to take...

  38. Brussels Blog

    July 24, 2014

    Leaked Russia sanctions memo: the details

    Vladimir Putin, the Russian president, chairs a security council meeting at the Kremlin this week Although the sanctions...

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