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Cecilia Malmström during her hearing todayThe European Parliament kicked off its hearings of Commission nominees today, with most of the attention focused on Sweden’s Cecilia Malmström, the current Home Affairs Commissioner who has been handed the hu…

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As expected, China did not take the new tariffs on its exports of solar panels to the EU lying down, nor did it see it simply as an ‘opportunity to negotiate’ as the Commission suggested.China has announced that it is investigating illegal EU subsi…

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The past few weeks have seen a marked increase in hostilities between China and the EU over the ongoing trade dispute, centred on the solar industry. Given that it’s between two of the largest economies in the world, this dispute is not to be sniffed…

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