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Steel overcapacity crisis – from Europe to China

Source: euobserver, by Dr Dan Steinbock The current debate about China’s steel overcapacity may ignore the lessons of the postwar steel crisis in the US and Europe. Steel has featured prominently on the European agenda for a while now. Last February, thousands of demonstrators protested against Chinese dumping of steel, which ...

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China and the Deindustrialization of the European Union

SOURCE: Global Research China and Europe need to work together, as historically it has been proven that this is the right course to follow. Debate over granting of MES [market economic status] to China goes beyond trade policy and is mostly about Europe’s lack of competitiveness, writes Luigi Gambardella.  In ...

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Russia: Brexit unlikely to affect EU sanctions

SOURCE: euobserver Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday that the UK vote to leave the EU is unlikely to impact Europe’s decision to prolong sanctions on Russia. The sanctions are to be renewed before 31 July pending parliamentary approval in France, Swede and the UK. “This [sanctions] process is discussed ...

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EU should phase out sanctions against Russia: German FM

SOURCE: THE BRICS POST On Sunday, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he wants the EU to gradually phase out sanctions imposed against Russia over the Ukraine crisis. “Sanctions are not an end in themselves. They should rather give incentives for a change in behaviour,” he told the RedaktionsNetzwerk Deutschland, ...

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Renzi and Juncker send ‘poor message’ on Russia

SOURCE: EUOBSERVER The presence of the Italian PM, the European Commission head and dozens of European and American CEOs at a business forum in St Petersburg shows that the Western blockade of Russia is dissolving, Russian media and diplomats have said. Italy’s Matteo Renzi and the commission’s Jean-Claude Juncker will ...

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Europe should overcome Brussels’ restraints, form new Union with Russia, UK

Source: Sputnik “It is high time that Europe overcame the limits set by Brussels and Germany and created a new union stretching from Britain to Russia, according to Italian journalist and professor of sociology Francesco Alberoni. In an article published by the newspaper Il Giornale, Italian journalist and professor of sociology Francesco ...

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Putin heads to Greece: Energy talks, refugee crisis in focus

Russian President Vladimir Putin is starting his two-day visit to Greece on Friday even as Eurozone Finance Ministers and the IMF remain divided over the debt relief deal inked earlier this week. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced it is not yet ready to join the EU’s new bailout ...

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China to EU: Uphold promise on market economy status

China on Monday slammed a recent European Parliament resolution refusing to grant China market economy status, saying the move was not constructive. “As the world’s second largest economy and biggest trade partner for more than 130 countries, China has become a bedrock for protecting global free trade. These facts which are seen ...

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Why China is investing heavily in Europe

For long a laggard, Europe has become a preferred arena for China’s outbound investment in the West. Over the past few years, it has consistently attracted both state-run and private Chinese enterprises looking for investment opportunities, despite the historical, geographic, legal, linguistic, societal and cultural complexities of such a move. ...

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Euro-BRICS YLP: When highly educated, interconnected and multipolar youth get to know about Franck Biancheri Network

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Euro-BRICS Youth Platform ‪#‎eurobricsyouth‬ : When highly educated and interconnected youth in Brazil, India, China, Russia, South Africa and Europe get to know about Franck Biancheri and his political message, and transfer his principles and methods to the global level. After one whole week (25/04-29/04) of team-building and brainstorming in “La Pepinière” (in Chatenay ...

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