The EU and the US kicked off talks in Washington on Monday aimed at coming up with a free trade agreement. If it goes through, it will be the world's biggest free trade deal ever.
The world's largest free trade agreement — one between the EU and Japan — is expected to go into force in February. Nearly all duties will be removed.
The EU and Japan have signed an unprecedented free trade agreement which will create one of the world's largest trading blocs. European Council President Donald Tusk says it is a "clear message" against protectionism.
Germany's development minister has sparked a debate by calling for EU tariffs to be waived on African goods. Critics question whether import duties are really the issue, or are there other barriers to trade?
Germany’s development minister Gerd Müller is promoting a "customs-free trade deal in Africa" ahead of his seven-nation Africa visit. Experts say the real issues are being ignored.
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