EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom

BRUSSELS | EU eyes trade action over rights abuses in Cambodia

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is launching action that could see it suspend Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market over the deterioration of human rights and the rule of law in the country. EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said Monday “there are severe deficiencies when it comes to human rights and labor rights … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU eyes trade action over rights abuses in Cambodia

BRUSSELS | EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports

BRUSSELS— The European Union says it is already preparing measures to retaliate against the United States if President Donald Trump puts tariffs on imported cars and auto parts. The auto industry is a big employer and exporter in Europe, and the new tariffs could hit the region hard, as well as consumers and manufacturers in … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU preparing to hit back if US puts tariffs on car imports