This year’s G-7 will not issue a joint communiqué after the meetings.
This week European leaders met with President Trump, there's new numbers on the economy out ... let's break down the week's economic news.
Call it a one-two punch from the European Union. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit the White House on Friday, just days after French President Emmanuel Macron. The two European leaders are pushing the same agenda in their meetings with Trump. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.
French President Emmanuel Macron is pushing for a permanent exemption from tariffs for the European Union. Today will be the second day of Macron’s three-day state visit, and the biggest event will be the first state dinner since President Donald Trump took office 15 months ago. But it won’t be all glitz and glam. Macron […]
The chancellor is struggling to secure a ruling coalition. The EU could be affected.
The French president needs German support for his ambitious program, which includes closer cooperation between the member states.
President Trump is visiting France and its new president, Emmanuel Macron, at an auspicious moment for the French economy. After years of lackluster performance following the global financial crisis, unemployment has fallen below 10 percent, and labor market reforms are taking hold. Trump and Macron are both relative political outsiders who have disrupted their countries’ […]
Last month, France elected pro-business political newcomer Emmanuel Macron as president, but the French aren’t done voting. The country’s parliamentary elections kick off Sunday, and the president’s new centrist party is expected to win a large majority. If that happens, Macron could have the support he needs to reform France’s strong labor protection laws, which […]
It’s tradition for any new French president make a pilgrimage to Germany. Given the particular power of Angela Merkel, the defeat of an anti-EU French candidate and French winner Macron’s interest in more European economic integration, the meeting will be more closely watched than usual. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.