Will Donald Trump and a ‘hard’ Brexit weaken the EU economy? What effects will it have? Josef Janning from the European Council on Foreign Relations says the union would be wise to avoid a knee-jerk protectionist response.
As the US adopts increasingly protectionist measures, top German diplomat Sigmar Gabriel has pledged to boost trade ties with China. Gabriel's remarks came as he met with his Chinese counterpart in Berlin.
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel says that Europe can and should step in and fill the gaps left by Donald Trump's trade policies. The focus is on the Pacific and Asia, including China and India.
Without mentioning the United States, Chancellor Merkel has warned against protectionism ahead of the G20 summit in Germany. President Trump's anti-free trade rhetoric is likely to be a major issue at the July summit.
Will Donald Trump be the grave-digger of NAFTA, TPP, TTIP and other free trade agreements? He says he will pull out of TPP as soon as he takes office. But perhaps this presents an opportunity, argues DW's Henrik Böhme.
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