US slams tariffs on EU goods, targeting Airbus, wine and whisky

By |oktober 18th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Bruno Le Maire, Donald Trump, News, protectionism, tariffs, transatlantic relations, WTO|

The United States imposed tariffs on a record $7.5-billion worth of European Union goods on Friday (18 October), despite threats of retaliation, with Airbus, French wine and Scottish whiskies among the high-profile targets.

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WTO clears US to target $7.5 billion of EU exports with tariffs

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, News, trade war, US, WTO|

The World Trade Organisation formally authorised the US on Monday (14 October) to impose tariffs on up to $7.5 billion worth of EU exports after an arbitrator's decision over subsidies to planemaker Airbus.

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Macron plays appeasement card after Goulard’s rejection

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Angela Merkel, Brexit, Commissioner designate, commissioner hearings, Emmanuel Macron, EU-US trade relations, European Commissioner, France, Frans Timmermans, Germany, News, Sylvie Goulard, Syria, Turkey, Ursula von der Leyen|

After an initial outburst, French President Emmanuel Macron sought to ease tensions on Sunday (13 October) following the rejection last week of his protégée Sylvie Goulard as France's candidate for the European Commission. EURACTIV France reports.

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Rioja president: ‘We will stand behind our wine producers’ in EU-US tariff war

By |oktober 14th, 2019|Airbus, Concha Andreu, News, Rioja, trade war, wine industry|

Concha Andreu, the President of La Rioja region, made her first visit to Brussels last week, just after the US announced fresh tariffs on European exports, including wine produced in her region. She told EURACTIV.com she is confident that Europe will s...

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Malmstrom: ‘We cannot do much to protect individual countries on the Airbus case’

By |oktober 8th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, Cecilia Malmström, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, WTO reform|

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström is no longer optimistic when it comes to avoiding US tariffs on goods, thanks to the result of the WTO Airbus case.

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Tug of war between Madrid and Washington over US tariffs

By |oktober 7th, 2019|agricultural sector, Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, News, Spain, tariffs dispute, US tariffs|

The Spanish government summoned the US ambassador to Spain, Duke Buchan, on Friday (4 October) to express its opposition to the new tariff increases announced by the Trump Administration. EURACTIV’s partner EFE reports.

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The impact of US sanctions on European goods: a closer look

By |oktober 4th, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, cars, cheese, European Union, Germany, Italy, limoncello, News, olive oil, Spain, tariffs dispute, trade wars, tweed, UK, US, Whisky, wines, WTO|

Scotch single malt whisky, German decals, Spanish stuffed olives, British cotton bed linen... These products have one thing in common: the US plans to tax them at 25%. EURACTIV's partner Ouest-France reports.

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WTO foresees global trade halved in 2019

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Airbus, China, Donald Trump, economic growth, EU, global trade, News, trade wars, United States, World Trade Organisation, WTO|

The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has lowered its global trade growth forecasts for 2019 to 1.2%, compared with its earlier 2.6% prediction issued last spring, with South and Central America bucking the downward global trend. EURACTIV's partner La Tri...

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WTO allows US to hit EU exports with record tariffs over Airbus case

By |oktober 3rd, 2019|Airbus, Boeing, EU-US relations, News, trade war, WTO|

The World Trade Organisation authorised the United States on Wednesday (2 October) to impose tariffs on EU goods worth up to $7.5 billion (€6.8 billion), as a response to illegal subsidies given by European governments to aerospace giant Airbus.

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WTO in ‘critical situation’, EU warns

By |oktober 1st, 2019|Airbus, Cecilia Malmström, EU-China relations, EU-US relations, News, WTO reform|

EU member states discussed on Tuesday (1 October) how to address the “critical situation” of the World Trade Organisation, as the US continues to block the renovation of its appellate body, key for the functioning of the institution.

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