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EU Targets US Chickpeas and Lentils with Tariff Retaliation


The EU Director General of Trade has published a draft list of counter measures in relation to the US-EU Airbus/Boeing dispute covering around $12 billion of US imports to the EU.

The following have been included on the draft list:
· 07132000 dried, shelled chickpeas "garbanzos", whether or not skinned or split
· 07134000 dried, shelled lentils, whether or not skinned or split
The public consultation period on the draft list will run from today, 17 April to 31 May 2019, 12:00 (UTC+1). Submission of comments should be made using form for found at
The final list of EU counter measures will be subject to review by WTO arbitrator.  

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