On April 17, 2019, the European Commission issued a preliminary list of products of U.S. origin the European Union (EU) is considering for countermeasures due to a dispute at the World Trade Organization (WTO).
The list covers products including, but not limited to:
Aircrafts and helicopters;
Agri-food products (such as frozen fish, citrus fruits, and ketchup);
Wines and other alcoholic beverages;
Handbags, suitcases, and similar cases.
According to the press release, the overall list represents approximately $20 billion in U.S. dollars’ worth of exports to the EU from the U.S. The European Commission is holding public consultations from private stakeholders until May 31, 2019.
The EU press release may be found here:
The preliminary list of U.S. products may be found here:
Private stakeholders may find the comment process here: