TRADE in ACTION
March madness seems to transcend from sports to trade these days…
On the US side: As the US President releases more details on the upcoming tariffs, there has also been considerable concern surrounding the national security justification behind the tariff package, as it might be creating precedent for other countries to do the same. President Trump also spoke with the leaders from Argentina, Australia and France and signaled progress made with Australia in reaching an exemption agreement on the tariffs.
At the Munich Security Conference IMF managing director Christine Lagarde elaborates on the ingredients of the global economy. Full interview here.
Sweet: Steady and synchronized growth, driven by all engines: consumption, investment, trade. Employment.
Sour: Financial vulnerabilities, inconsistent economic policies, government debt, geopolitical risks.
Bitter Sweet: Increasing income and wealth inequality.
More Key Quotes and Speeches and Remarks from the Munich Security Conference.
HAPPY NEW YEAR- WE ARE BACK AND LOOK FORWARD TO AN INTERESTING 2018
On the EU Side: After the end of Estonia's term, Bulgaria has taken up the rotating six-month EU Council presidency.