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Key EU lawmaker threatens to withdraw support for U.S. lobster deal

October 15, 2020 at 7:11 PM
The top European Union lawmaker on trade urged his colleagues on Thursday to reconsider a deal with the U.S. to cut tariffs on U.S. lobster, arguing his patience has worn thin waiting for the Trump administration to match the bloc’s de-escalation efforts. Announced in August , the U.S.-EU tariff deal would remove European tariffs on U.S. lobster in exchange for 50 percent cuts to high U.S. tariffs on a variety of European goods worth a commensurate amount. The moves would...

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