The Latest In The WTO Aircraft Subsidy Dispute

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 2:16 PM EDT) -- Recent filings at the World Trade Organization by the European Union and the United States may prompt negotiation of a new agreement regarding civil aircraft subsidies, and are likely to have an impact on production and export competition of civil aircraft worldwide.


Civil aircraft are a top U.S. export, have a larger trade surplus than any other manufacturing industry segment — $47.2 billion annually — and support more domestic jobs through exports than any other industry.[1]


On Oct. 11, 2012, the EU requested the...
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