Trump forces Brussels’ hand on trade despite tariffs backlash


Trump’s threat of auto tariffs has finally spurred EU leaders into action on a new trade deal with Washington.

As the US president seeks reelection next year, will Europe hold more clout in upcoming negotiations?

  • Nik Martin
  • Deutsche Welle

Nine months after European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker rushed to Washington to stave off the prospect of US tariffs on European cars, the European Union signaled this week it was ready to restart trade talks with…

EU leaders have been grappling with the best way to respond to the Trump administration’s protectionist threat.

The prospect of up to 25% tariffs on foreign vehicles and…

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