European solar panel makers accused China of unfair competition. A new agreement limits the price and number of Chinese panels sold in the EU. But European firms are angry - and plan to take the matter to court.
Two of the world's biggest trading nations saw both exports and imports cooling lately. While Chinese trade growth in July slowed significantly compared with June, German exporters even suffered a surprise decline.
When India and Pakistan became independent 70 years ago, they were at the same level of development, with both equally poor and wretched. But the economic gap between them is growing.
The UK is building so many rubbish-burning facilities that it may be impossible for the country to meet its recycling targets. It's a problem across incinerator-crazed northern Europe - and could expand the trash trade.
President Trump struck a chord with his core supporters when he aimed to shorten the US trade deficits with the world's powers. After a tough week, Trump was boosted by good news on the economic front.
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