A gradual slowdown in euro
zone growth is normal and may be in part temporary, European
Central Bank President Mario Draghi said on Monday, arguing that
his assessment for inflation has not changed even if growth is
weaker than earlier thought.
The European Union
published proposals on Monday for reform of dispute settlement
at the World Trade Organization that it has agreed with China,
India and other countries, hoping to overcome U.S. objections
that have thrown the WTO into crisis.