Brexit and US protectionism present Europe's economies with new challenges. We talk with Daniela Schwarzer from the German Council on Foreign Relations about the effects of trade barriers.
Berlin isn't expecting Trump to change his "America First" stance following the US midterm elections, Germany's foreign minister said. Other German and European politicians hailed the results as a setback for Trump.
Since helping shape the General Agreement on Trade and Tariffs (GATT) in 1948, the World Trade Organization's forerunner, the US has been at the forefront of trade liberalization. That era appears to be ending.
Is Donald Trump capable of learning? Surprisingly, the G20 sends a signal of unity in the fight against protectionism. But there are several sticking points. Henrik Böhme takes stock in Hamburg.
What's the role of Europe in a world torn between free trade and protectionism? A panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos took a closer look at what the European Union might have to offer. DW's Andreas Becker reports.
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