Today, the Coalition to Stop Restaurant Tariffs issued the following statement in response to the United States’ decision to temporarily suspend its 25 percent tariffs on many European foods, wines, and spirits.
American trade officials this month suspended tariffs on certain European foods and wines that raised or threatened to push up restaurant prices and cut jobs and profits.
The White House on Thursday agreed to suspend millions of dollars worth of tariffs on U.K. exports, including Scotch whisky, as part of an effort to resolve a long-running trans-Atlantic trade dispute over aerospace subsidies.
A Raleigh chef fighting to keep the cost down for a glass of imported wine at her restaurant has finally found some relief – but a permanent fix is necessary, she said.
The United States has suspended its 25% tariffs on some United Kingdom exports including European wine, single malt Scotch whiskies, biscuits, clotted cream, and other goods.
The U.S. and the European Union agreed Friday to suspend tariffs on wine, luggage, produce and other goods related to a longstanding dispute over government subsidies to Boeing Co. and Airbus SE , in a sign of easing trade tensions.
The U.S. temporarily suspended tariffs on Scotch, cheese, cashmere sweaters and other consumer imports from the U.K. on Thursday as the nations work to resolve a longstanding trade dispute over commercial-aircraft subsidies.
An economic dispute between the U-S and Europe is causing headaches for restaurants and others in the food and wine industry – and leaders want the Biden Administration to help.
Local restaurants and bars have joined a nationwide movement calling on the Biden administration to end the 25% tariffs on European food, wine and spirits.
The Biden administration says it will keep tariffs on some European wine, cheese and other food products, despite lobbying efforts by industry groups that argue the levies harm U.S. businesses.
The Biden administration has no immediate plans to end tariffs on European wine and other foods and beverages, to the dismay of importers and purchasers of those products.
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Wine vendors battling to survive the coronavirus pandemic are now also getting slammed by the U.S.’s fight with the European Union over aircraft subsidies.