The US is Germany’s top destinaton for exports. But the presidential election result could have dire consequences for the future of this trading partnership, according to Gabriel Felbermayer of the Ifo Institute.
Trump's decision to impose punitive tariffs presents a profound challenge to the global economy and forces every country to decide whether they want to come together and cooperate or go it alone, says DW's Henrik Böhme.
The EU spent a tense week cajoling the US to step back from slapping tariffs on EU imports. Exemptions were finally granted at the last minute, saving face and avoiding a trade war, for now.
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe can no longer rely on his good personal relationship with US President Donald Trump when the two leaders meet in Florida. A number of issues can make or break the partnership. Martin Fritz reports.
In roughly a week from now, higher US tariffs on steel and aluminum imports are to come into force. Will the European Union manage to be exempted from the duties? DW's Sabine Kinkartz reports from Berlin.
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