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From TheJournal.ie Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says Brexit

Brexit will make Britain a 'second-rate player', Donald Tusk says

Tusk, who leaves office at the end of the month, has made no secret of his opposition to Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU Trade Mission

Phil Hogan is planning a trip to Washington to convince Donald Trump to work with the EU

Hogan told RTÉ in recent weeks that he aimed “to get Mr Trump to see the error of his ways” on trade.

From TheJournal.ie A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling European Parliament

A tango in the jungle: Phil Hogan targets US and China in trade brief grilling

“There’s nothing for free when it comes to trade,” Hogan told MEPs this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission Live From New York

Varadkar meets Jimmy Fallon while on US trade mission

The Taoiseach said the TV host is “very proud of his Irish heritage”.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important? Big Phil

Explainer: What does the European Commissioner for Trade do and why is the role important?

Phil Hogan will begin a second 5-year term as Ireland’s commissioner in Europe – this time for trade.

From TheJournal.ie New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US' Dublin And Shannon

New preclearance services at Irish airports 'will make it easier to travel to US'

Dublin and Shannon are the only airports in Europe that offer US preclearance.

From TheJournal.ie Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports US V CHINA

Trump escalates trade war with threats to place more tariffs on Chinese imports

The US president made the announcement in a series of Tweets.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed? Factcheck

FactCheck: Is 90% of Ireland's trade with the UK, as a former British trade minister claimed?

Digby Jones made the claim on Twitter at the weekend when discussing the impact of a no deal Brexit.

From TheJournal.ie Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops Brexit Ready

Of 90,000 Irish businesses that trade with the UK, just 531 have attended Brexit workshops

This week, Tánaiste Simon Coveney said that the chances of a no-deal Brexit in October were “significant”.

From TheJournal.ie Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey Food And Drink

Your crash course in ... how proposed US tariffs could hit Irish whiskey

Irish whiskey could get dragged into a transatlantic trade dispute.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's a bad deal, there's no point in saying otherwise': Agriculture minister on trade agreement with South American countries Mercosur
From The42 Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports Marquee Signing

Davis set to link up with LeBron at the Lakers in blockbuster trade - reports

ESPN and the Los Angeles Times said unsettled star Davis will join the Lakers in a move which will see the Pelicans receive multiple players and draft picks in return.

From TheJournal.ie Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal Border

Trump suspends tariffs against Mexico after 11th-hour migration deal

Mexico has agreed to expand its policy of taking back migrants from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador as their asylum claims are processed.

From TheJournal.ie US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods Trade War

US more than doubles tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

China has pledged “necessary countermeasures” to the 25% tariffs.

From TheJournal.ie Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty CSO

Irish exports to the UK have grown a lot in spite of ongoing Brexit uncertainty

Total goods exports to the UK increased by €166 million and amounted to a total €1.2 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact' Long Delays

Trump '100% ready' to shut down US-Mexico border despite being warned of 'catastrophic economic impact'

“Sure it’s going to have a negative impact on the economy. Security is more important to me than trade.”

From TheJournal.ie Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else Hard Border

Impact of no-deal Brexit would be 'more severe' and last longer in Northern Ireland than anywhere else

The British government has warned that a no-deal scenario would likely have a negative impact in terms of trade and crime.

From TheJournal.ie Ten UK food stores warn MPs of the 'disruption' and 'shock' of a no-deal Brexit Perishable Goods

Ten UK food stores warn MPs of the 'disruption' and 'shock' of a no-deal Brexit

The businesses warned that in March “90% of our lettuces, 80% of our tomatoes and 70% of our soft fruit is sourced from the EU”.

From TheJournal.ie Planes, trucks, automobiles ... and Brexit: Here's why the UK has been focusing on transport plans Port Of Dover

Planes, trucks, automobiles ... and Brexit: Here's why the UK has been focusing on transport plans

Here’s all the news about transport woes that came out in the weeks leading up to the Brexit deal vote.

From TheJournal.ie 'Baylas', 'Beilis', 'Queillys': In the 1980s the government was urged to tackle cheap Spanish Baileys knock-offs IMITATIONS

'Baylas', 'Beilis', 'Queillys': In the 1980s the government was urged to tackle cheap Spanish Baileys knock-offs

Locally produced copies of “extremely poor quality” were a persistent issue for importers.

From TheJournal.ie China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032 Welt

China expected to overtake US as world's largest economy by 2032

Meanwhile, Brexit is due to have a negative impact on British growth next year.

From TheJournal.ie Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition Trade Restrictions

Seanad passes Occupied Territories Bill despite government opposition

Despite government opposition, the Bill has cross-party support from Labour, Sinn Féin, Fianna Fáil as well as independent senators.

From TheJournal.ie 'Sounds like a great deal for the EU': Trump warns Brexit deal may harm UK-US trade Brexit

'Sounds like a great deal for the EU': Trump warns Brexit deal may harm UK-US trade

He expressed hope that Theresa May will “be able to do something about that”.

From TheJournal.ie Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum and vowed no compromise during negotiations Chequers Plan

Theresa May has ruled out a second Brexit referendum and vowed no compromise during negotiations

The UK Prime Minister wrote a column in today’s Sunday Telegraph.

From TheJournal.ie Trump threatens to pull out of WTO if it doesn't 'shape up' Trump

Trump threatens to pull out of WTO if it doesn't 'shape up'

The US withdrawing from the World Trade Organization could have huge implications for the global economy.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade Trade Deal

Trump says 'really good deal' reached with Mexico on trade

Negotiators have been working for weeks to iron out differences to revise the nearly 25-year old North American Free Trade Agreement.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

From TheJournal.ie Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill Cabinet Split

Trouble ahead? Independent minister undecided on Israeli goods trade ban bill

A division has emerged around the Cabinet table between Fine Gael members and independent ministers.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

Dublin Port is already scaling up its operations to prepare for a hard Brexit

As the Brexit backstop will not apply to Ireland’s ports, work is underway to add new custom checks and new infrastructure.

From TheJournal.ie EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos' Trade Wars

EU urges US, China and Russia to avert trade 'conflict and chaos'

EU Council President Donald Tusk spoke after meeting Chinese Premier Li Keqiang as part of an annual EU-China summit.

From TheJournal.ie Rosslare Port could be used to take advantage of Brexit opportunities - but there are legal complications Strategic Port

Rosslare Port could be used to take advantage of Brexit opportunities - but there are legal complications

Rosslare Europort operates as a division of Iarnród Éireann.

From TheJournal.ie Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect Trade War

Whiskey, jeans and motorbikes: EU tariffs on US goods come into effect

The move comes after US President Donald Trump imposed 25% tariffs on steel imports and 10% on aluminium.

From TheJournal.ie UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland' Brexit

UK's buffer zone plan for Northern Ireland border 'something out of Alice in Wonderland'

Sinn Féin, meanwhile, said the proposal has highlighted “the lack of knowledge” of border areas and the concerns they face.

From TheJournal.ie Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy' Customs Union

Boris Johnson calls UK's post-Brexit trade plan 'crazy'

Britain’s Foreign Secretary said “a whole new web of bureaucracy” could be created.

From TheJournal.ie World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port Trade This post contains videos

World's largest roll-on/roll-off vessel christened at Dublin Port

Celine is going to carry cargo between Dublin, the Netherlands and Belgium and is seen as major coup for Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products Trade War

China slaps tit-for-tat tariffs on 128 US products

The tariffs follow weeks of rhetoric that has raised fears of a trade war between the world’s two biggest economies.

From TheJournal.ie Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard' Simon Coveney

Since 2014, Irish trade with Russia has fallen - agrifoods have been 'hit hard'

In 2014, overall trade with Russia was worth €948 million.

From TheJournal.ie Peanut butter and bourbon: The US and EU are on the verge of a tit-for-tat trade war Trade Wars

Peanut butter and bourbon: The US and EU are on the verge of a tit-for-tat trade war

Donald Trump’s administration has vowed to unveil new tariffs on steel and aluminium over the coming days.

From TheJournal.ie Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree' White House Visit

Leo: 'There are many of Donald Trump's policies with which I do not agree'

Varadkar said Ireland and the US have strong links that “will outlast any president or Taoiseach”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump claims EU has made it 'almost impossible' for US firms to trade Trade War

Trump claims EU has made it 'almost impossible' for US firms to trade

Meanwhile, the US is “subsidising” Europe militarily, he said.

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