European Commission Announces Countermeasures for Certain US Origin Goods

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 11/10/20 5:00 PM

On November 9, 2020, the European Commission issued a press release announcing the publication of Regulation 2020/1646. This regulation outlines countermeasures approved by the World Trade Organization (WTO) in a Dispute Settlement Body arbitration in April 2019.

The countermeasures include additional ad valorem duties of 15% for 5 Combined Nomenclature (CN) codes and 25% for 134 CN codes.

These additional duties are effective November 10, 2020.

The complete list of affected CN codes can be found in the regulation here:

https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=uriserv%3AOJ.L_.2020.373.01.0001.01.ENG&toc=OJ%3AL%3A2020%3A373%3ATOC

The press release can be found here:

https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/ip_20_2048

Topics: EU, WTO, European Union, European Commission

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