The United States and the European Union have started talks on a Transatlantic trade agreement. Expectations are extremely high from both sides as this may be the biggest trade deal ever. But it will only happen if Washington and Brussels manage to overcome all the challenges.
If and when it is signed, the agreement could put pressure on China; and there have been more indications that its economy is slowing down. While some investors are getting worried that the Chinese economy will suffer a hard landing, Beijing appears to welcome the changes.
Russia is facing its first dispute at the World Trade Organisation. The European Union has accused the newcomer of illegally protecting its carmakers.
We discuss all this with Nejra Cehic from Bloomberg in this edition of Business Weekly.