US announces new tariffs on Chinese imports - Kerkhoff: Chinese could dump steel on EU market
With just 10 weeks left until the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, the prospect of a no-deal exit remains firmly on the table. That’s bad news for the UK car industry, which is already planning for the worst.
Over nearly 10 years, the world economy has been growing by a moderate but steady clip. In 2019 though, risks such as Brexit, trade wars and higher interest rates could spell the end to an unprecedented economic boom.
While visiting troops in Iraq, US President Donald Trump said Washington will no longer play the role of the "world’s policeman." But no one can replace the US — not even the EU, writes DW’s Christoph Hasselbach.
Trade conflicts have put a stamp on 2018. There was no lack of threats voiced and punitive tariffs implemented. Is there any hope that the New Year will bring some improvement? DW's Andreas Becker looks for answers.
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