US tariffs on EU goods would include cheese, wine, aircraft

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PAUL WISEMAN and JAMEY KEATEN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration plans to impose tariffs on $7.5 billion worth of European imports _ from gouda cheese to single-malt whiskey to large aircraft _ beginning Oct. 18 to retaliate against illegal European Union subsidies for aviation giant Airbus. The latest escalation in the administration’s tariffs will open a new chapter in the trade wars that are depressing the world economy and heightening fears of a global recession. It comes just as the Trump administration is in the midst of trying to negotiate a resolution to its high-stakes trade war with China. The administration received a green light for its latest import taxes Wednesday from the World Trade Organization, which ruled that the United States could imp
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