US Threatens EU With New Tariffs Over Beef Hurdles

Law360, New York (December 22, 2016, 2:47 PM EST) -- The Obama administration on Thursday threatened to reinstall steep retaliatory tariffs on a litany of European Union products in light of Brussels’ failure to sufficiently open its market to imports of U.S. beef, reigniting a dispute that reaches back to the Clinton administration.

In response to a request from the domestic beef industry, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said that USTR said the EU has not upheld its half of a bilateral agreement to settle an acrimonious World Trade Organization case that faulted the EU’s ban...
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