The Trump administration via U.S. Trade Rep Robert Lighthizer and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross won a massive $7.5 billion award as an outcome of the World Trade Organization agreeing with the U.S. against the EU and Airbus subsidies. The WTO arbitrators decision is final and cannot be appealed. This win sets the stage for President Trump to deploy $7.5 billion in countervailing duties against products from the EU.
Keep in mind, a final WTO ruling means the EU cannot retaliate against any WTO-authorized countermeasures. The downstream ramifications are very significant. Think about it: at 25% the U.S. could tariff $30 billion in EU goods. More
You’ve got till October 18th to stock up on French wine and cheese and Scotch and Irish whiskey, before the tariffs kick in. Here