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EU gives in on lobsters to strike trade deal with Trump

Move seen as attempt to calm trade tensions with US President Donald Trump

EU trade chief Phil Hogan has agreed to lower the EU’s tariff on lobsters, in what his team said was an attempt to calm trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump.

  • Jakob Hanke Vela
  • Politico

The European Commission and the White House on Friday announced they had struck a mini-deal under which the EU will lower its tariff on lobsters for all World Trade Organization…

In exchange, the U.S. will lower its global tariffs on selected items of comparable value, which it mainly imports from Europe, such…

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