The European Commission (EC) has prepared a list of US products on which import duties would be introduced, and presented them to member countries of the EU, said the Agency DPA, citing sources in the community.

The European Commission has prepared a list of US goods for the imposition of duties

This is with reference to TASS reports Biznestsentr.

According to him, the measures cover imports from the USA amounting to approximately €20 billion In the European Commission said it plans to hold consultations with EU companies, which can suffer from the introduction of the United States similar duties.

The President of the United States Donald trump confirmed on 9 April plans to impose duties on goods from the EU in response to EU subsidies to Airbus. The corresponding statement he posted on his Twitter page, adding that this measure would affect imports from the EU in the amount of $11 billion.

The office of U.S. representative for trade negotiations Robert Leitheiser on Monday published a list of EU products, which can be imposed duties in response to subsidies by the EU of its aviation industry. The WTO appellate body last year affirmed in 2016, the decision of the panel of arbitrators that the European Union and four member States - France, Germany, Spain and UK - illegally subsidized Airbus. At the same time, in late March, the WTO Appellate body affirmed the conclusion of the arbitration panel from 2017 that the US subsidize the production of Boeing aircraft to the detriment of the economic interests of Airbus through tax breaks. The dispute in the WTO between the US and the EU since 2004.


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