US President Donald Trump’s administration is proposing tariffs in EU goods in response to Airbus support. Photograph: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

The European Union is preparing retaliatory tariffs against the United States over subsidies to Boeing, significantly escalating transatlantic trade t(...)

World Trade Organization director-general Roberto Azevedo attends a news conference on the annual global trade forecast at WTO headquarters in Geneva. Photograph: Denis Balibouse/Reuters

The World Trade Organization has warned that global trade would face “strong headwinds” over the next two years as it reported that commercial tension(...)

An employee working on a Boeing 737 Max 8 at the Boeing plant in Renton, Washington. Photograph: Ruth Fremson/The New York Times

US Senators have pressed top US officials on the Federal Aviation Administration’s oversight of Boeing and a controversial safety system linked to two(...)

Production of the Porsche Macan in Leipzig, Germany. Photograph: Matthias Rietschel/Reuters

Porsche’s UK unit has told customers they might have to pay as much as 10 per cent more than expected for their imported cars after a hard Brexit and (...)

Jacob Rees-Mogg speaks in a meeting of The Bruges Group, a pro-Brexit think tank in London, Britain on January 23rd EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Evangelists for a no-deal Brexit haven’t given up. On the contrary, they have been emboldened by this week’s vote in parliament, by polls showing sup(...)

British prime minister Theresa May with European Council President Donald Tusk. File photgraph:  Ben Stansall/ Getty

Britain and the European Union have agreed in principle on a text setting out their future relationship. The deal is pending endorsement by the bloc’s(...)

 Adrienne McGuinness, director of the Nest Box Egg Company. “It would be nice if we had some more clarity,” she says. Photograph: Julien Behal

Eggs, engineers, ducks, hotels, mushrooms, oysters and artists. There is nothing that Brexit won’t touch, particularly when you are a short drive from(...)

Eventual tariffs on autos could hit companies including Korea’s Hyundai Motor, Japan’s Toyota and Germany’s BMW, as well as global factories for US brands General Motors, Ford Motor, and Fiat Chrysler

Canada, the European Union, Japan, Mexico and South Korea will meet in Geneva next week to discuss how to respond to threats by US president Donald Tr(...)

Objections from major agricultural suppliers are likely to force Britain into a wider negotiation. Photograph: Reuters

The UK and the European Union formally filed for divorce at the World Trade Organization on Tuesday, following many months of diplomatic preparations (...)

China’s President Xi Jinping meets European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council president Donald Tusk in Beijing. Photograph: Ng Han Guan/AFP/Getty Images

China’s premier Li Keqiang has extended an olive branch to the US in the midst of Beijing’s efforts to rally international support against new trade t(...)

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