New tariffs on Spanish olives indicate US protectionist trend

By |november 24th, 2017|barriers to trade, Cecilia Malmström, Department of Commerce, DG Trade, Donald Trump, European Commission, News, olives, protectionism, Spain, Spanish olives, tariffs, US, Wilbur Ross, WTO|

The US trade department decided on Tuesday (21 November) to impose tariffs on imports of Spanish table olives, in another sign of rising protectionist measures under Donald Trump, which have drawn criticism from Europe.