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EU consultation on commercial policy measures following a WTO dispute with the United States

The European Commission has launched a public consultation on a preliminary list of products from the United States that may face countermeasures.

The EU consultation is seeking feedback on an initial list of products.

The action is in the context of the Boeing dispute at the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

The public consultation launched on 17 April. It will close on 31 May 2019.

On 28 March the WTO Appellate Body released its report ruling that the United States has not complied with an obligation to withdraw subsidies it declared illegal in 2012, or to remove their adverse effects.

Read International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox’s response to the ruling.

Published 30 April 2019