Friday

20th Oct 2017

Ticker

EU slaps duties on Brazil, Iran, Russia steel

The EU decided Friday to impose anti-dumping tariffs on hot-rolled steel from Brazil, Iran and Russia. The duties, to be applied from Saturday, will be between €17.6 and €96.5 per tonne. The decision follows a complaint by the European steel association Eurofer over excessively-low prices of steel products from the three countries. The EU has so far taken 48 measures to protect the European market, mainly against Chinese steel.

Opinion

Ukraine language law does not harm minorities

Some European politicians keep spreading fictitious arguments on Ukraine's language law as being an impediment to minority rights, Ukraine's education minister says.

Analysis

May on mission impossible in Brussels

UK prime minister called on other EU leaders to "step forward together", but she has almost nothing to offer them except the threat of walking away.

EU seeks to shut down Libya sea route

EU leaders are aiming to reach a consensus on the Dublin asylum reforms by early next year, announced European Council chief Donald Tusk. But first, they want to shut down the Central Mediterranean route from Libya.

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