EU is ‘very concerned’ by delayed WTO decision on tariffs vs U.S.




BRUSSELS (Reuters) – A delay to a decision on whether the European Union can impose tariffs against the United States over subsidies for Boeing (BA.N) is unjustified and harms the bloc’s right to retaliate, the European Commission said on Thursday.

The World Trade Organization has pushed back the decision, originally expected in May or June, to at least September due to the impact that recent coronavirus lockdowns are having on its work, people familiar with the case told Reuters on Wednesday.

“The EU is very concerned about this and we have communicated this to the WTO,” a Commission spokesman said.


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