Japan and EU eye early start to free trade deal

Business Oct 19, 2018

Japan and EU eye early start to free trade deal

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday vowed utmost efforts to conclude their domestic procedures so a bilateral free trade agreement can be put into force at an early date, with the end of the year given as a ...

Trump and EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker agree to ease trade tensions

Business Jul 26, 2018

Trump and EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker agree to ease trade tensions

U.S. President Donald Trump and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday moved to defuse the festering trade dispute between the two major economies, agreeing to reduce tariffs and other barriers. Germany's economy minister described the agreement — which means Washington will not follow through ...

World / Politics Oct 7, 2017

Merkel, European Commission leader Juncker discuss Catalan crisis

In a sign of growing unease over potential disruption across Europe, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker discussed the Catalan crisis in a phone call, an EU official said Saturday. The call signals fresh concern over a possible declaration of ...