Spanish olives have become another victim of the transatlantic trade dispute. They're a popular product in the US, but Donald Trump has lost his appetite. He’s slapped hefty import duties on them, apparently to protect Californian olive farmers.
The Trump administration has lashed out at Brussels for subsidies received by aerospace giant Airbus. A US official has described growing impatience in Washington, saying: "The time has come for action."
A list of retaliatory EU tariffs on US imports will reportedly be published next Wednesday. The EU accuses the US of providing illegal state aid to Boeing, and the US accuses the EU of doing the same for Airbus.
US President Donald Trump has threatened Mexico with consequences if it doesn't curb migration and drugs coming into the US. It comes after Trump had said he would be closing large sections on the border this week.
The European Comission will back Spain's fight to defend its olive exporters, who were hit by Donald Trump's tariffs in June 2018. Madrid considers the punitive measure to be "an evident prejudice" on olive producers.
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