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EU to impose duties on U.S. imports Friday after Trump tariffs

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The European Union will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products on Friday, in response to U.S tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminum early this month, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

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[Ticker] PES to announce 'spitzenkandidat' names in October

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The Party of European Socialists (PES) will announce its list of candidates for the European Commission presidency post at the 2019 elections at a meeting in Latvia, on October 19, it announced Wednesday. If there is more than one nomination, the candidates will face a vote, with a winner announced in early December. The rival European People's Party (EPP) will announce its 'spitzenkandidat' at a congress in Helsinki in November.

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[Ticker] EU to hit US with import duties from Friday

Added: 20.06.2018 13:33 | 2 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Wednesday (20 June) adopted counter-measures in response to US steel and aluminium tariffs Brussels deems illegal. The EU will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on selected US products, such as jeans and motorbikes, starting Friday. The EU will put duties on €2.8bn-worth of US products, some chosen to target the states of Republicans who are facing elections in November.

EU to impose duties on U.S. imports Friday after Trump tariffs

Added: 20.06.2018 12:45 | 14 views | 0 comments

The European Union will begin charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products on Friday, in response to U.S tariffs imposed on EU steel and aluminum early this month, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

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EU to hit U.S. imports from Friday in response to Trump tariffs

Added: 20.06.2018 12:05 | 16 views | 0 comments

The European Union will start charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products from Friday after Washington imposed tariffs on EU steel and aluminum at the start of June, the European Commission said on Wednesday.

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[Ticker] Commission: New on-road CO2 test would take years

Added: 20.06.2018 11:33 | 6 views | 0 comments

The European Commission said Wednesday a "real driving emissions" (RDE) test for CO2 to help prevent cheating would take years to develop. "To think we can move from one day to another to an RDE test, that is not going to happen, that is not going to be possible," the commission told MEPs at a discussion about new reduction targets for cars. MEP Miriam Dalli .

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[Ticker] Juncker orders migration 'mini-summit' on Sunday

Added: 20.06.2018 11:16 | 8 views | 0 comments

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker had called a pre-summit "informal working meeting" in Brussels on Sunday to discuss migration and asylum, the issue currently preoccupying both the German coalition government in Berlin and the new Italian government. The commission did not immediately specify who would attend, although it was thought to include Germany, France, Italy and Spain, plus incoming and outgoing EU presidencies - Bulgaria and Austria.

[Ticker] Luxembourg gave illegal state aid to energy firm

Added: 20.06.2018 10:56 | 5 views | 0 comments

The European Commission on Wednesday ordered Luxembourg to recover €120m from the Engie group, after finding the country broke state aid rules by allowing French energy company to effectively pay no tax by treating some transactions as both debt and equity. Competition commissioner Margrethe Vestager said "Engie paid an effective corporate tax rate of 0.3% on certain profits in Luxembourg for about a decade. This selective tax treatment is illegal."

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[Ticker] EU to lift its internal data storage barriers

Added: 20.06.2018 8:27 | 5 views | 0 comments

EU member states should no longer have any "unjustified restrictions" that bans companies from storing data in another EU country, negotiators from the European parliament, European commission, and member states agreed Tuesday evening. "Data localisation restrictions are signs of protectionism for which there is no place in a single market," said EU digital commissioner Andrus Ansip in a statement. The actual final text of the legislation is not yet public.

[Ticker] EU to reduce energy use by 32.5% by 2030

Added: 20.06.2018 8:25 | 7 views | 0 comments

European Commission, European Parliament, and national governments negotiators have agreed that by 2030 the EU's energy use should be 32.5% more efficient, a more ambitious target than agreed at an EU summit in 2014. They also concluded talks on a separate piece of climate legislation which would state that the EU would have zero net emissions "as early as possible" - more vague than the 2050 target parliament wanted.

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