EU Trade Tsar on US: ‘We hope we don’t impose tariffs on each other’




As EU-US trade ties remain shaky under the constant threat of tit-for-tat tariffs and rumblings of a trade war, Euronews sat down with EU trade tsar Cecilia Malmstrom to talk about the state of play.

In recent weeks, the EU has threatened to slap the US with $12 billion in retaliatory tariffs over the Airbus-Boeing subsidy dispute. When questioned on whether the EU’s actions could further rock relations, Malmstrom told Euronews: “We hope that we don’t have to impose tariffs on each other. This is a parallel track that has been on for 14 years and lots of investigations have said that both the EU and US have done a few things wrong.”

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