Trump and Merkel meet for tense trade talks – European finance ministers discuss Greek debt - North and South Korea could tighten economic ties
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.
The EU’s top trade official Cecilia Malmstrom spoke with her US opposite number ahead of a deadline that could see tariffs imposed on EU metal exports. Brussels could impose levies of its own on some US products.
Global share markets have been hit hard after US President Donald Trump announced hefty tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, sparking concerns of retaliatory moves that could lead to a trade war.
The German chancellor's meeting with Trump was cordial and warm, but there was little sign of progress on the Iran nuclear deal or EU exemptions from trade tariffs. DW takes a look at what the German press had to say.
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