International Trade News

Trump Takes Suddenly Sunny View on European Trade From Davos (1)

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:30 PM

President Donald Trump came to Davos espousing his economic and trade policies as models for the world, sending some warm and some mixed messages to European nations that have endured his tariff threats on everything from cars to Camembert for almost three years.

Before arriving in the Swiss resort Tuesday, Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron had declared a temporary truce in their dispute over a French tax on foreign tech companies that drew threats of tariffs from Washington. Just last week, French officials were all but certain that the levies were imminent.

Then, in his remarks kicking off the...

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