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CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce comments on US-China Policy Escalation & Markets in the January issue of C-SPACE

FRANKFURT AM MAIN, 11-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The United States and China are at a crossroad in what has become the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st Century, CIB Capital Markets Strategist Tom Joyce said in the January issue of … Read the full press release

Ahlstrom-Munksjö: 2,832 Offer Shares subscribed for without subscription rights in Sweden registered with the Finnish Trade Register

This stock exchange release may not be published or distributed, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, in or into Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand, South Africa, Singapore or the United States or any other country where … Read the full press release

SIX: Swiss Federal Council adopts new “recognition regime” for foreign trading venues which trade Swiss shares

ZURICH, 03-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Based on the new “ recognition regime”, FINMA will only grant recognition if the jurisdiction, in which the foreign trading venue is located, permits investment firms in that jurisdiction to trade in Swiss shares in Switzerland … Read the full press release

Major companies form new venture to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through blockchain

Fifteen of the world’s largest institutions, including banks, trading companies, an inspection company1 and an energy major have formed a new venture known as komgo SA, that will seek to digitalise the trade and commodities finance sector through a blockchain based open … Read the full press release

KfW-ifo SME Barometer: German SMEs optimistic about the future despite recent truce in the trade conflict between US and EU

Business sentiment of small and medium-sized enterprises continues to improve Large enterprises are also more optimistic Robust upswing, but many risks remain Frankfurt am Main, 11-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — With the recent truce in the trade conflict between the US and … Read the full press release

Seadrill Limited: The “SDRL R” shares are no longer subject to U.S. transfer restrictions and will trade under the ticker symbol “SDRL” on the Oslo Stock Exchange

Hamilton, Bermuda, 22-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) refers to the announcements dated 1 August 2018 and 3 August 2018 regarding the listing and trading of certain restricted shares under the ticker symbol “SDRL R” on the … Read the full press release

University of Warwick research links technological leadership and economic leadership in the context of 16th and 17th century Europe

Economic leadership and technological leadership are often closely linked. Efficient organisations make investment decisions based on market forces. Less efficient organisations allow other factors to influence their decisions. The Portuguese and Dutch merchant shipping empires of the 16th and 17th century demonstrate … Read the full press release

University of Sussex: EU likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit

BRIGHTON, 28-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Union is likely to reject a significantly enhanced version of its Canada trade deal for the UK after Brexit, according to experts. An in-depth analysis – published by the UK Trade Policy Observatory (UKTPO) … Read the full press release

Coface: Growing Chinese investments could eventually pose a threat to Japanese corporate interests in the Asia Pacific region

Bois-Colombes, France, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — According to Coface, China and Japan are becoming competitors for trade and investment in the Asia Pacific region. Coface’s report, entitled “Clash of the Titans: China’s rise fuels competition with Japan’s interests in Asia”, reveals … Read the full press release

UK Gov: Chinese New Year reception at Downing Street to celebrate a ‘Golden Era’ for UK-China relations

Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed guests to Number 10 to celebrate the beginning of the Year of the Dog. LONDON, 22-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Theresa May has hosted a Chinese New Year reception at Downing Street to celebrate the enormous contribution of … Read the full press release

BBVA’s Executive Director José Manuel González-Páramo to chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation

MADRID, 16-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — José Manuel González-Páramo, BBVA’s Executive Director Responsible for Global Economics, Regulation & Public Affairs, will chair the recently created Spain-Peru Council Foundation, a non-profit body set up with the aim of fostering relations between the two … Read the full press release

Government of Denmark and World Economic Forum partner to improve the state of the world through public-private cooperation

Denmark becomes the first European country to enter into a partnership with the World Economic Forum Agreement is a framework covering a number of areas, including green growth, technology and innovation, trade and investment, and education, gender and work The … Read the full press release

Heathrow and Asia House expanded their series of guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia

London, UK, 10-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Heathrow and Asia House have expanded their series of tailored guides designed to help SMEs trade with Asia. The series now includes Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Pakistan, The Philippines and Turkey, and follows … Read the full press release

First summit for EU with new Chinese leadership on 16th EU-China Summit – Beijing, 21 November 2013

Brussels, Belgium, 19-11-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — On 21st November 2013, José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, will meet Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijing for the 16th EU-China Summit. They … Read the full press release

First-ever EU-wide study of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on the European economy

Brussels, Belgium, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Commission today welcomed the publication of the first-ever EU-wide study of the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) on the European economy in terms of GDP, employment, wages and trade. Carried out jointly by … Read the full press release

Heads of seven multilateral institutions issued joint statement on trade facilitation assistance at World Bank/IMF Annual Meeting

African Development Bank Asian Development Bank European Bank for Reconstruction and Development European Investment Bank Inter-American Development Bank International Monetary FundWorld Bank Group Washington, D.C., United States, 15-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The Ninth WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia on 3-6 December … Read the full press release

EC President Barroso at G20 Summit in Saint Petersburg: The European Union comes to this summit with a message of confidence

Joint press conference/Saint Petersburg 05-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Good afternoon, The European Union comes to this summit with a message of confidence. The EU delivered on its commitments made last year, but the global recovery still remains fragile. There are positive signs … Read the full press release

Credit insurer Atradius released report on what can make or break export ventures to Mexico

Amsterdam, 24-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — As economic problems persist throughout much of the industrialised world, a report published this week gives exporters an insight into how they can profit by setting their sights on the many opportunities of trading with Mexico. … Read the full press release

EU, Japan to negotiate Free Trade Agreement

Brussels, 19-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ —  The EU and Japan are pushing ahead with their negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA). The aim is for a comprehensive agreement in goods, services and investment eliminating tariffs, non-tariff barriers and covering other trade-related … Read the full press release

EU, Canada negotiate Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU and Canada are currently negotiating the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) in order to take their trade and investment relationship to a new level. This EU-Canada FTA will cover the key issues relevant to … Read the full press release

Karel De Gucht welcomes Member States’ green light for EC to start negotiations on Transatlantic Trade and Investment with US

Brussels, 18-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU Trade Commissioner De Gucht stated: “I am delighted that the Council has today decided to give the European Commission ‘the green light’ to start trade and investment negotiations with the United States. Today’s decision sends an … Read the full press release

EU27, Russia trade reached record levels in 2012

EU-Russia summit An EU27 deficit of 90 bn euro with Russia in 2012 3-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Following a sharp fall in 2009, EU27 international trade in goods with Russia has grown strongly since then to reach record levels in 2012. After falling from 105 … Read the full press release

European Union & Swiss Confederation competition authorities to cooperate

Brussels, 17-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Union and the Swiss Confederation have signed an agreement that will strengthen co-operation between their respective competition authorities, the European Commission and the Swiss Competition Commission. This is the fifth such agreement signed by the … Read the full press release

Štefan Füle met with Sergiy Arbuzov, Ukraine, on assessing progress and outstanding issues

Brussels,  1-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — EU-Ukraine: Assessing progress and outstanding issues with S. Arbuzov Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy Štefan Füle met in Brussels with Sergiy Arbuzov, First Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine responsible for overseeing activities in the areas … Read the full press release

Karel De Gucht: The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Global Impacts

Institute for International and European Affairs/ Dublin, Ireland Dublin, Ireland, 23-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Ladies and Gentlemen, As you may know we’ve just had two days of discussions with European Union trade ministers here in Dublin, under the able chairmanship of Minister … Read the full press release

The EU and Japan finished the first week-long round of talks for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA)

Brussels, 22-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The EU and Japan today finished the first week-long round of negotiations for a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) less than a month after negotiations were officially launched. The EU team is headed up by Mauro Petriccione, Director … Read the full press release

The European Commission plans to modernise the EU’s trade defence instruments to tackle unfair competition

Brussels, 11-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The European Commission today made a proposal that aims at adapting the EU’s rulebook to tackle unfair competition from dumped and subsidised imports to the contemporary challenges facing the EU’s economy. The proposed changes would make the … Read the full press release