The euro zone must focus on how to win more business for its manufacturing and services industries and make sure its energy supply is secure, EU Economic and Monetary Affairs Commissioner Olli Rehn said.
China has imposed more restrictions for imports of live pigs from the U.S. amid concerns about a fatal swine virus, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and livestock-industry officials.
U.S. and Taiwan trade authorities concluded the eighth Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) Council meeting under the auspices of the American Institute in Taiwan and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States.
The first round of negotiations on a free trade agreement was held between the member countries of the Eurasian Economic Customs Union and Vietnam in Kazakhstan's largest city of Almaty, the country's Economy and Budget Planning Ministry said.
More than 30 companies have expressed interest in the auction for concession of Highway SP-099 (Tamoios Highway), in the state of Sao Paulo. The tender is scheduled to take place in July at the latest.
Vice-Governors of ASEAN member states' central banks have met in Nay Pyi Taw to discuss cooperation in implementing monetary policy and ASEAN banking services in line with ASEAN monetary affairs framework, state media reported.
The European Commission urged the bloc's Parliament to exempt international flights from paying for their carbon emissions, retreating from its own proposal on the eve of a binding vote amid pressure from national governments.