Spanish olives have become another victim of the transatlantic trade dispute. They’re a popular product in the US, but Donald Trump has lost his appetite. He’s slapped hefty import duties on them, apparently to protect Californian olive farmers.
Leading German car executives have been invited to Washington for talks with the US government. The auto pow wow offers carmakers the chance to speak their mind, but what they don't say might carry the most weight.
Invited by the US administration, three German car bosses went to Washington — an unusual move. The upshot is that, if anything, there's probably more understanding now for each other's positions, say DW's Henrik Böhme.
All eyes will be on Donald Trump and Xi Jinping as they meet for trade talks in Argentina. With tougher tariffs on the horizon, China hopes to cinch a deal soon — but Trump has made it clear negotiations won't be easy.
It may well be the scenario in which everyone loses the most, but the prospects of a so-called no-deal Brexit grows by the day. German manufacturers are among the many whose business will be affected.
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