News: US proposes tariffs on $11B of EU Imports

on April 15, 2019
The office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) have published a list of European goods that will be covered by additional duties. The products total roughly $11 billion. The tariff proposal comes in response to a World Trade Organization (WTO) ruling, which found EU subsidies benefited Airbus and caused Boeing to lose sales and market share, resulting in adverse effects on the United States.

As a result of the harm being caused, the US have requested authority to impose countermeasures worth $11.2 billion per year. The list includes a wide range of goods including helicopters, food items such as seafood and cheese, wine, apparel and minerals.

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