News Aerospace Manufacturing General
November 9, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 14, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 8, 2020  

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.

News Government General
September 29, 2020  

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.

News General
September 28, 2020  

US appeals softwood ruling to WTO appeals body it rendered inoperative

It has collected almost $3 billion in illegal duties from Canadian softwood producers.

News Forestry Economy General
September 2, 2020  

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.

News Forestry Manufacturing Economy General
August 25, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
February 6, 2020  

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.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
January 10, 2020  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
December 12, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing General
December 10, 2019  

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

Risks rising protectionism as countries could use tariffs and other sanctions to limit imports.

News Aerospace Manufacturing General
December 2, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
October 21, 2019  

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.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
June 4, 2019  

Canada OK with EU plan to help WTO deal with Trump disruption: Carr

Alternative arbitration process would mirror the function of the Appellate Body.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 15, 2019  

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.