Europe delivers potential tariff hit-list to USA - Siemens healthcare unit launches IPO - Irish eyes are smiling: Guinness bottom-line looks better than ever
This weekend in Buenos Aires, the so-called "Group of 20" meets for the 13th time. But what exactly is this group of global economic powers and how significant are their annual gatherings?
The European Union and Canada have challenged the US steel and aluminum tariffs at the World Trade Organization. Canada and Mexico have also announced retaliatory tariffs on billions of dollars worth of US goods.
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
Europeans are still taking in the reality of a trade dispute with the US. Yet, economic historian Werner Abelshauser tells DW the topic should not be overly dramatized, not least because protective tariffs can be useful.
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