Starting from 2 April China introduces increased duty rates for 128 goods imported from the US – informs Chinese ministry of finances. It mostly concerns fruits and products made from them. The ministry states such actions – is the result of Trump’s policy to increase duties for aluminum. Beijing is convinced that American administration violates global trade news.

Belgium parliament cuts down funds for financial support of Prince Loran. The decision was made in a wake of his diplomatic activity. He had to consult the MFA before any diplomatic act. However, he did not do it. Now the prince will be paid 46 000 euros less.

The president of Latvia Raimonds Vejonis adopted the educational reform. The schools of ethnic minorities will start studying in the Latvian language. The innovation will provide pupils with equal opportunities to be well educated.