Additional US tariffs to hit Italy’s wine, olive oil and pasta

Jun 26, 2020 266

The list of European products and countries under attack from the additional tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump has been published. Two thirds of the value of Italy’s food and beverage exports – whose total value in the United States alone is about 3 billion euros – are soon to be affected. Tariffs should extend to wineolive oil, and pasta as well as certain types of biscuits and coffee.

Italian farmers association Coldiretti underlines the formalization on the US Department of Commerce (USTR) website of the start of the public consultation procedure for the review of the tariffs to be applied, and the list of European products to be affected by additional duties.

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