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China 'most trade-restrictive partner' for the EU

China is the most trade-restrictive partner for the EU with 37 barriers recorded in 2018, four more than the year before, affecting EU exports up to €25.7bn, according to the European Commission's Trade and Investment Barriers report. Russia ranked second with 34 obstacles. Trade tensions between the EU and US also increased in 2018, to 23 barriers, four more than in 2017, affecting EU exports worth €6.8bn.

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Drums of war again, in Europe

Just a few weeks ago, as Europeans in several countries put their furious debates about masks and corona appsinto higher gear, Turkey and Greece almost came to blows in the Aegean Sea.

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