EU moves ahead with tariffs on US but hopes for Biden change
Trade action traded between US and EU over support for aircraft manufacturers Boeing and Airbus.
EU can put tariffs on $4B of US goods over Boeing support: WTO
One of the largest penalties handed down by the global trade organization, considering which products to target.
Why trade restrictions must be eliminated during COVID-19’s second wave
Nearly 100 countries enacted temporary restrictions or bans on the export of medical products.
Canada’s “me first” COVID-19 vaccine strategy may come at the cost
Elevating national interests over global health slows progress and limits global capacity to pool resources, with devastating effects.
US appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body it rendered inoperative
It has collected almost $3 billion in illegal duties from Canadian softwood producers.
Trudeau vows Canada won’t back down in softwood dispute with US
Duties imposed in 2017 claiming Canada’s regulated forestry industry amounts to an unfair subsidy for producers.
Canadians cheer, US denounces WTO decision on softwood lumber
Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission declared wrong in 2017 when they imposed countervailing duties.
Premiers to celebrate USMCA, beat back protectionism in Washington
Trump kicking the tires on a Buy American move that would pull the US out of a $1.7-trillion procurement agreement with WTO members.
Airbus to expand production at plant on US Gulf Coast
As part of a plan to build 63 aircraft in its A320 family of planes per month, Airbus will increase to seven airplanes monthly by early next year.
EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasse
A proposal to change some EU trade rules will enable it to act even when the WTO can’t give a final ruling.
World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court
Risks rising protectionism as countries could use tariffs and other sanctions to limit imports.
European Union fails to end illegal subsidies for Airbus: WTO
Panel found that the EU had not taken sufficient steps to end harm to Boeing.
China seeks $2.4B in penalties against US at WTO
Decision says US must use “distorted Chinese prices” to measure subsidies in case that predates Trump.
Canada OK with EU plan to help WTO deal with Trump disruption: Carr
Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.
US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making
Eleven rounds of negotiations have failed to settle a dispute over Beijing’s push to challenge US technological dominance.