— A leading tech group said President Donald Trump’s approach to addressing trade-related national security concerns is undermining U.S. competitiveness.
At the beginning of 2020, it seemed like one topic would dominate the news cycle for the U.S. wine and spirits industry: Tariffs.
DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – What does a clash between two of the world’s largest aircraft manufacturers – Airbus and Boeing – have to do with area wine companies? Enough to put some out of business according to Eric Faber of Cutting Edge Selection.
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative received more than 25,000 public comments the last time it reviewed tariffs being imposed on EU member states for what the World Trade Organization ruled improper subsidies provided to Airbus. But for a new round of tariff reviews, USTR plans to launch a portal for comments that some stakeholders worry will deter public submissions. USTR expects to initiate its second review of the Airbus tariffs in August, as required by law, and will…
— The Agriculture Department has paid $1.4 billion to farmers and ranchers in the two weeks since launching its coronavirus relief payment program. Much of the money is going to the Midwest, and especially to livestock producers.