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Fri, Mar 19, 2021

Happy St Pats to Ireland: Boom, bust, and recovery for Europe’s most resilient

This week, the Atlantic Council’s GeoEconomics Center dressed in green and took a moment to reflect on the Irish economy, one of the most resilient in the European Union.

EconoGraphics by GeoEconomics Center

Digital Policy Eurozone
EU-Turkey

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Europe’s geostrategic sovereignty and Turkey

A more positive relationship between the European Union and Turkey is a decade-long project of advocates from all over Europe and across the Atlantic. Drawing on history, witnesses see how this relationship can be an excellent win-win algorithm, as much as it can rapidly turn out to be a lose-lose situation or even a triple win-or-lose equation—with political, economic, and social resonance reaching far beyond the Continent.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Bahadır Kaleağası

Climate Change & Climate Action Economy & Business

Sun, Mar 7, 2021

Ukraine-EU border crossings in urgent need of upgrade

Ukraine's EU border crossings play an important infrastructure role in the country's Euro-Atlantic integration but little has been done to upgrade border facilities since the country turned west in 2014.

UkraineAlert by Lesia Dubenko and Pavlo Kravchuk

Economy & Business Eurozone

Fri, Feb 26, 2021

Why tactical bargaining won the EU-China Investment Deal

In the CAI, traditional political proclivities, institutional dynamics, and tactics superseded Europe’s strategic interest in transatlantic coordination and its consideration of communist China as a ‘systemic rival.’ The EU-China investment agreement was thus neither a strategic embrace of Beijing, nor a European rejection of Washington.

Blog Post by Elmar Hellendoorn

China Economy & Business

Wed, Feb 17, 2021

Friedlander spoke with Handelsblatt on Germany’s potential options to postpone the operation of Nord Stream 2

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

Economy & Business Eurozone

Wed, Jan 13, 2021

Relaunching the transatlantic trade agenda: A European perspective

By analyzing the lessons learned from the failure of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) negotiations and drawing on interviews with European officials, this paper recommends adopting a step-by-step approach that pays greater attention from the start to the concerns of public opinion—notably, on climate change—the diversity of European sensitivities, and the need to rebuild trust progressively.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Emilie Bel

Economy & Business Europe & Eurasia

Tue, Jan 5, 2021

Tracking the COVID-19 economy

Key economic indicators for Japan, UK, European Union, and the United States.

EconoGraphics by Nitya Biyani

Coronavirus Economy & Business

Mon, Jan 4, 2021

Tran quoted by the SCMP on EU-China investment deal

Read the full article here.

In the News by Hung Tran

China European Union

Thu, Dec 24, 2020

What the Brexit deal solves—and what it doesn’t

After more than four years of contentious negotiations, last-minute compromises by the United Kingdom and European Union have finally pushed a post-Brexit trade agreement over the finish line. But the agreement leaves many details open for future disputes.

New Atlanticist by Hung Tran

Economy & Business European Union

Sun, Dec 20, 2020

China’s Xi rushes to close EU investment deal ahead of Biden inauguration

President Xi isn’t willing to hit the pause button to provide President-elect Biden time and space to assemble his China team, reach out to allies, and frame his strategy. He won’t do so on trade and investment, nor will he do so in his efforts to crack down on political dissent at home.

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

China East Asia