Europe should temporarily ban Chinese takeovers, Weber says – euractiv.com

The European Union should impose a temporary ban on Chinese takeovers of companies that are currently undervalued or have business problems because of the coronavirus crisis, the leader of the bloc’s largest political alliance said on Sunday (17 May). Manfred Weber, a senior German conservative and head of the centre-right EPP grouping in the EU […]

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Tackling COVID-19: Council adopts amended EU budget for 2020 – consilium.europa.eu

https://www.consilium.europa.eu/fr/press/press-releases/2020/04/14/tackling-covid-19-council-adopts-amended-eu-budget-for-2020/ The EU is making available almost all the remaining money from this year’s budget to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Council has today adopted by written procedure two proposals which amend the EU budget for 2020 in order to free up funds to respond to the COVID-19 crisis Money is also being made available […]

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European countries need to protect their companies from Chinese takeovers, says EU Commissioner – euronews.com

https://www.euronews.com/2020/04/13/european-countries-need-to-protect-their-companies-from-chinese-takeovers-says-eu-commissi?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=en&utm_content=european-countries-need-to-protect-their-companies-from-chinese-takeovers-says-eu-commissi&_ope=eyJndWlkIjoiNDZhZWFkM2IyMWVmZTZiY2FjMWYzYjQ2N2Y3MWExMzAifQ%3D%3D European countries should buy stakes in companies to counter the threat of Chinese takeovers, the Commission has said, part of the EU’s attempts to protect its businesses amid the coronavirus outbreak. It has been long feared by some that certain companies maybe targeted by Chinese rivals, but the sharp economic downturn caused by the […]

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Donald Tusk has ‘different views’ from President Trump on USA-Europe relations

European Union President Donald Tusk said he has “different views” from U.S. President Donald Trump on trans-Atlantic relations and other elements of geopolitical order, pushing back after the American leader’s latest criticism of Europe. Tusk’s remarks came after Trump called “very insulting” comments by French President Emmanuel Macron that a “strong and sovereign Europe” was […]

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