U.S. may impose greater tariffs on EU goods

The Trump administration may add or increase tariffs on EU products, including agricultural products, to combat subsidies from the EU to Airbus. According to CNBC, “The U.S. has long argued that subsidies to Airbus hurt American aircraft giant Boeing and that the EU’s efforts [...]

EU to restrict palm-oil-derived biodiesel

A new EU law would limit the use of biodiesel derived from certain feedstocks to current volumes through 2023 but then zero out their use by 2030. Palm oil is one of the affected feedstocks because of its link to deforestation. Reuters reports that [...]

EU ban announced on a third of Brazilian meat imports

The European Union banned imports from 20 Brazilian meat plants previously listed as approved suppliers. A European Commission statement reported the ban was prompted by “deficiencies detected in the Brazilian official control system.” The companies affected ship about a third of all meat exports, [...]