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USTR's 25% Retaliatory Tariff on Wines from France, Spain, Germany and UK Remains in Place

February 17, 2020

On Friday, after markets closed ahead of President's Day Weekend, USTR announced that tariffs that have been imposed on French and other European wines remain in place. The 25 percent tariffs were put in place mid-October on still wines under 14 percent alcohol over a dispute over European subsidies on the commercial aircraft company Airbus. The industry feared the U.S. Trade Representative was poised to increase the tariffs