WINE TARIFFS: ZOOM CONFERENCE AND Q&A

As expected, the U.S. Trade Representative has opened the public comment portal for the WTO / Large Civil Aircraft dispute, which includes all of the current tariffs on wine from the EU. The portal will be open through July 26, and the USTR will announce their decision regarding any potential changes to the tariffs on or about August 12. The USTR is required to go through this “carousel” process every 180 days.

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Tariffs May Further Impact Small Wine Businesses in 2020, but Consumers Can Weigh In – Forbes.com

Scott Ades is the president of Dalla Terra Winery Direct, an importer for small, family-owned Italian wineries. Ades and his team perform a rather behind-the-scenes function for consumers, serving as a facilitator to move wines direct from Italian producers such as Alois Lageder, Vietti, Aia Vecchia, Cleto Chiarli and more to distributors in the United States.

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Industry reps fear new portal will suppress comments on Airbus tariffs – Inside US Trade

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.

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