EU to challenge U.S. duties on Spanish olives

FILE PHOTO: A olive tree in a field in the outskirts of Ronda, near Malaga, Spain, April 9, 2014. REUTERS/Jon Nazca/File Photo

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union will begin legal action at the World Trade Organization this week against U.S. duties imposed on Spanish olives, EU trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom said on Monday. Malmstrom, the European Trade Commissioner, tweeted that the duties imposed by the United States were unjustified, unwarranted and went against WTO rules. “Tomorrow, […]

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