The US has imposed 25% tariffs on a range of famous European goods. What began as a dispute over subsidies paid to Airbus is now affecting businesses from a multitude of exporting markets.
Cheese, wine, olives and many other European goods are now subject to fresh US tariffs in a row over EU subsidies to Airbus. As Brussels threatens retaliation, Germany urges progress in talks for a US-EU trade deal.
The US government plans to order punitive tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of EU goods after it scored a victory in a long legal fight at the WTO. Many on the EU side warn of retaliation and potential escalation.
Aircraft and agricultural items from Europe will be subject to US tariffs in the latest round of a long legal fight. The move sets the stage for tit-for-tat trade escalation between the US and the EU.
Greece and North Macedonia hoped to put their long-running name dispute to bed when they reached a historic agreement last year. However, businesses continue to bicker over which products can be labeled "Macedonian."
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