Sep 29, 2016

EU wants swifter progress on economic partnership with Japan

Trade minister Hiroshige Seko has received a letter from a senior European Commission official urging prompt conclusion of an economic partnership agreement, Jiji Press learned Wednesday. “We all have to do our utmost to find a breakthrough so that we can conclude an agreement ...

May 14, 2015

Japan steel makers to pay new EU anti-dumping duties

Steel makers in Japan face new anti-dumping duties on imports of grain-oriented electrical steel products to Europe under a European Commission ruling. The executive body of the European Union on Thursday set provisional dumping margins at 35.9 percent for Nippon Steel and 34.2 percent ...

Jul 13, 2014

'A bad day for Europe'

When British Prime Minister David Cameron denounced the nomination of former Luxembourg Prime Minister Jean-Claude Juncker as president of the European Commission, Cameron made himself look either ineffectual or petulant to fellow Britons.