Amid COVID-19 recession concerns, US aircraft tariffs come into effect

By |marec 18th, 2020|Airbus, COVID-19, Donald Trump, EU-US trade, News, Phil Hogan, US tariffs, US-EU trade, USA, WTO|

The Trump administration enacted its planned duty rate increase for aircraft imported from the EU on Wednesday (18 March), amid the continuing spread of COVID-19 and fears of a subsequent recession. These measures will increase the rate from 10 to 15%,...

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United States accuses WTO’s Appellate Body of overreach in dispute handling

By |februar 12th, 2020|China, Kazakhstan, News, United States, WTO, WTO reform|

The US Trade Representative's office on Tuesday (11 February) accused the World Trade Organization's Appellate Body, which decides trade disputes between member countries, of "persistent overreaching" and failure to comply with WTO rules.

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Davos 2020 diary – day #5

By |januar 24th, 2020|Climate Change, Davos 2020, ECB, Greta Thunberg, IMF, Kristalina Georgieva, News, Sebastian Kurz, trade, WTO|

Welcome to Davos where the 50th edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF) is taking place on 21-25 January. Throughout the week, EURACTIV gives you a glimpse into one of the world’s most exclusive conferences where political and business leaders meet every year to discuss global economic trends.

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China, WTO members join EU’s ad-hoc appellate body in Davos

By |januar 24th, 2020|China, dispute settlement, Donald Trump, News, Phil Hogan, trade, WTO, WTO reform|

EU member states reached an agreement on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum with 16 World Trade Organisation members, including China, to establish an ad-hoc appeal body and overcome the US blockage of the global trade-regulating system.

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Croatian Presidency praises Kazakhstan for readiness to host ‘difficult’ WTO ministerial

By |januar 21st, 2020|Airbus, Boeing, China, Croatian Presidency, Donald Trump, Eurasian economic union, Kazakhstan, News, Subsidies, tariffs, trade wars, WTO|

The Croatian Presidency of the Council of the EU on Monday (20 January) praised Kazakhstan for its initiative to host a ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), at a time when this largest economic body is undergoing a deep crisis.

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EU, US, Japan agree on proposals to limit subsidies

By |januar 14th, 2020|China, forced technology transfers, industrial subsidies, News, WTO, WTO reform|

The EU, US and Japan put forward on Tuesday (14 January) a proposal to limit industrial subsidies among WTO members and explored ways to address forced technology transfers, two issues at the core of ongoing trade frictions with China.

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France and US seek compromise on digital tax in 15 days

By |januar 7th, 2020|Bruno Le Maire, digital tax, French digital tax, News, Phil Hogan, WTO|

France and the US will try to settle their dispute over the French digital tax in 15 days to avoid further tariffs, French Finance minister Bruno Le Maire said on Tuesday (7 January).

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EU charts path for ‘challenging’ post-Brexit UK deal

By |december 23rd, 2019|Brexit, Brexit negotiation, Michel Barnier, News, trade, UK, US, WTO|

EU will keep engaging with the UK through the WTO and the UN as both sides work out a deal on their future ties once Britain leaves the bloc, according to the top Brexit negotiator in Brussels, Michel Barnier.

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EU leaders to call for strengthening of trade sanction toolbox

By |december 11th, 2019|appellate body, European Council, News, WTO, WTO reform|

EU leaders will urge co-legislators in the European Parliament and the Council of the EU to examine “as a matter of priority” the possibility to sanction countries breaching trade rules and blocking the dispute settlement process, according to the latest version of the summit conclusions seen by EURACTIV.

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EU to strengthen trade sanctions as WTO paralysis starts

By |december 10th, 2019|appellate body, News, Phil Hogan, WTO, WTO reform|

As the international system for settling trade disputes is set to become crippled on Tuesday (10 December), Europe will in the coming days propose ways to bolster its sanction toolbox against countries that adopt ilegal trade measures and block the renewal of WTO’s appellate body.

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