The president of the European Union’s executive says the bloc’s move toward a climate neutral continent by 2050 will force its trading partners to put in extra effort if they want to do business with the EU.
She said in its attempt to pursue a cleaner and climate neutral economy, the EU also needs to protect its industries and workers. She says a carbon border tax on imports could be necessary, but she would instead prefer that the bloc's global partners match the EU commitments.
A French government official says that
The official says
The official spoke on condition of anonymity because a public announcement has not been made yet on the move.
Speaking at a panel at the
Last week, the
Mnuchin said “we couldn’t be more pleased” with both the Phase 1 agreement and the conclusion of trade negotiations with
He said there was “no question” that tariffs and the threat of tariffs have been a “big incentive” in the trade agreements.
He also hinted that a grand trade agreement with
Turkish Foreign Minister
The airstrikes and shelling were part of a Syrian government offensive on the northwestern province of Idlib, the last rebel stronghold in the country, and the rebel-held parts of nearby
The strikes came amid continued violence despite a new cessation of hostilities agreement between
The government offensive has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, many of whom fled to areas closer to the border with
Cavusoglu said: “The situation in Idlib is our main focus because the regime has been increasing its aggression... Already, 400,000 people have been displaced and moved toward our border.”
The Turkish minister said
Idlib province is dominated by
Hopes are rising that a breakthrough in discussions on how to tax digital companies will emerge at the
José Ángel Gurría, the secretary general of the
French Finance Minister
“We just need to continue to work on the multilateral solution and then deliver an option to the whole of the world, produced by the whole of the world and therefore hopefully that is accepted by the whole of the world," Gurría said.