18 October 2019
Ben Digby, CBI International Trade Director, said:
“These tariffs are a tax on hard-working consumers, dampening economic growth and disrupting international supply chains that provide valuable jobs in the UK, USA and EU.
“They fail to address any of the underlying issues and complaints, and spread the economic damage beyond aviation to the wider economy.
“We urge American and EU negotiators to return to the table to find a long-term solution that maintains a level-playing field, reinforces the WTO’s role and preserves the cutting-edge innovation of the aviation sector.”