Sunday

4th Dec 2016

Ticker

China beats US to become EU's top trade partner

The Chinese trade ministry has reported that EU-China trade in July surpassed EU-US trade by €800 million to reach €35.6 billion, temporarily making China the union's top trade partner. EU trade commissioner De Gucht on Friday complained that EU firms have little access to China's government procurement market.

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  4. Pro-EU liberal wins UK by-election
  5. Finnish support for Nato drops, Russia-scepticism grows
  6. Cyprus talks to resume in January
  7. Documents from German NSA inquiry released
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