News Summary November 15, 2019
Today's Main Story: US Tries to Get Tariff Relief on Lobsters from EU, but No Dice
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer tried to get a mini-deal done with the EU that would have lifted tariffs on US lobster for export to the EU. According to a report that first appeared in Politico Europe, the US proposed a mini-trade agreement covering lobsters and some chemicals, in which the EU would drop tariffs on these items as a goodwill gesture prior to a US announcement on not imposing tariffs on European cars. The EU rejected the effort, as shown in a letter to Lighthizer from the EU Trade Commissioner...
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