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WTO Upholds EU Complaints against USA Tax Subsidies for Boeing

The World Trade Organisation has upheld the EU’s complaints about tax subsidies provided by the USA to Boeing for producing their 777X aeroplane. “The [WTO] Panel found that, under each of the aerospace tax measures at issue, there is a … Continue reading

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EU Imposes Steel Tariffs on China

The EU has provisionally imposed extra trade tariffs on Chinese steel, up to 22.6% on hot-rolled and up to 73.7% for heavy plate steel. The extra import duty and tax is based on EU claims of dumping. Chinese contests this, … Continue reading

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China Ahead China v US Tax Disputes

China is pulling ahead in the ongoing China vs. US international tax disputes row. With each side throwing claim and counter-claim about it is impossible to untangle who started it or who is really to blame. The main weapon used … Continue reading

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China and Change to Rare Earths Taxation

Tax is often used as a leverage in power politics, always has, always will. Internationally I see China is considering a change to the way it taxes rare earths exports. This matters globally as rare earths are a group of … Continue reading

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