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Presidents von der Leyen, Biden Agree on Mutual Suspension of Retaliatory Tariffs

05/03/2021 - 23:53
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Signalling a fresh start for EU-U.S. relations, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and U.S. President Joe Biden agreed to suspend all retaliatory tariffs imposed in the Airbus and Boeing disputes for a four-month period, and committed to solving these long-running issues. Their phone call also covered other mutual challenges, including the pandemic, climate protection, setting up a Trade and Technology Council, and global support for democracy.

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EU and U.S. agree to suspend all tariffs linked to the Airbus and Boeing disputes

Statement by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen following her phone call with President of the United States Joe Biden