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Date: July 1, 2019

Airbus Tariffs:

April 8, 2019: USTR proposes tariffs on EU products valued at $21 billion

July 1, 2019: USTR threatened to impose additional tariffs on EU products valued at $4 billion after comments on the first list of products. Request for public comments can be found here.

Some background: In 2004, the U.S. filed a claim with the WTO claiming EU countries harmed Boeing by illegally subsidizing Airbus. In 2005, the EU filed a competing claim against the U.S. Finally, in 2018, the WTO ruled in favor of the U.S. which cleared the way for the U.S. to retaliate.

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