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Exclusive interview: Elena Santiago Cid – CEN & CENELEC
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Exclusive interview: Elena Santiago Cid – CEN & CENELEC

  Elena Santiago Cid, the director general of CEN and CENELEC*, two of the three European standards organisations, shares her views with Hermine Donceel on how recent EU trade agreements deal with industry standards issues. She also talks about the stalled Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership talks and shares her …

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Blog: Section 232 – EU talking tough, US aluminium pushback

The United States is about to release its ‘Section 232’ report determining whether it considers that steel and aluminium imports damage US national security. The spectre of retaliation looms: while the EU has stepped up its rhetoric, Congress is getting worried too.   The EU’s trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is not renowned for …

US Section 232 : French, German, UK steel most at risk in Europe
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US Section 232 : French, German, UK steel most at risk in Europe

 A new study released by the Washington-based Peterson Institute reveals that German, British and French steel exports are likely to be hit most by new trade retaliatory measures initiated and envisaged by the Donald Trump administration since it took office in January 2017.   The US has initiated various antidumping measures …