US and Cuban government officials met again yesterday (17 February) to strengthen trade ties amid growing interest by the American business community and Cuban calls for Washington to further reduce restrictions.
President of the Basque Country Íñigo Urkullu today (27 January) called upon the European institutions to put a stop to market dumping and "unfair competition" by Asian economies, particularly in regard to China and the steel sector.
Federica Mogherini said on Tuesday (26 January) that the UN's political mission in monitoring the ceasefire between the Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is a step toward securing peace for the country.
The European Union’s delegation to Bolivia has lodged a protest with the government for its use of an image of its ambassador, Timothy Torlot, in a referendum campaign that will decide if President Evo Morales may stand again in 2019.
Germany's Vice-Chancellor and Minister for Economic Affairs, Sigmar Gabriel, has started an official visit to Cuba where he hopes to promote economic and trade relations. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
Around 190 tonnes of illegal pesticides have been discovered at airports and harbours in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Slovenia and Spain, Europol on Friday (18 December). EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.
Exports from Latin America and the Caribbean will fall roughly 14% this year to $914 billion (€829 billion) as a result of sharply lower commodity prices and anaemic international demand, according to the Inter-American Development Bank.
Spain will forgive €1.709 billion ($1.88 billion) in Cuban interest created by Havana's decades-long delay in paying its debt to various Paris Club developed nations, Economic Ministry officials told EFE.
Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff and her Argentinian counterpart, Mauricio Macri, have expressed confidence that the EU is committed to brokering a trade agreement with Mercosur. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
The Spanish economics minister, Luis de Guindos, announced yesterday (9 November) that the OECD expects Spain to meet its fiscal-discipline objectives this year and next, as does the government itself. EURACTIV's partner EFE reports.
The EU is speaking with the US about the extraterritorial application of Washington's embargo on Cuba, Herman Portocarero, the head of the EU delegation in the Communist country, said on Wednesday (4 November).
Myanmar's government, made up of ex-generals of the former military junta, is employing tactics associated with the erstwhile dictatorship to intimidate journalists before next weekend's historic general elections, Amnesty International has said.
Spain and Cuba yesterday (2 November) reached agreeed to refinance the island's short-term debt, signing several accords during the visits of Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos and Industry Minister José Manuel Soria.