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Steel tubes in US factory

As the US triggers a trade war, the EU has to protect its workers and the rule of law

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly condemned President Trump’s decision to impose heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, including from the EU. The EU...
Chinese man cutting steel pole and sparks flying

S&Ds: voices of wisdom in Washington must prevail to avoid a trade war

The S&D Group welcomes the measures the European Commission plans to take in case the United States formalise Donald Trump’s threats to impose heavy, global tariffs on imports of steel and...
Chinese man cutting steel pole and sparks flying

America first policy is leading the world trade into a wall, say S&D Euro MPs

The Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today strongly condemned President Trump’s announcement to impose heavy tariffs on imports of steel and aluminium, including from the EU. S...
South america

An S&D delegation to visit Colombia and Peru from 12-16 February 2018

Bernd Lange, S&D MEP and chair of the committee for international trade; Inmaculada Rodriguez Pinero, S&D MEP and spokesperson for Colombia, Peru and Ecuador; and Ramon Jáuregui, S&D MEP...
Donald Trump US flag

Only a multi-lateral system can ensure open, fair and free trade, say S&Ds to Trump

Reacting to US president Trump’s speech at the World Economic Forum in Davos this afternoon, the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament reiterated their commitment to a multilateral...
China imports in containers - anti-dumping

We want to protect European jobs and industries against dumped imports, say S&Ds

The European Parliament’s international trade committee today adopted a deal struck between Euro MPs and EU ministers in December of last year on combatting unfair cheap imports. Under the informal...
Donald Trump US flag

Pittella: Trump has forgotten again to engage his brain before talking

The S&D Group strongly condemns the latest declarations of the US president Donald Trump, calling African countries, El Salvador and Haiti ‘shithole countries’. By insulting other nations, the...