USTR Announces 10-25% Tariffs on Goods from the EU

On October 2, 2019, the USTR announced that the United States will impose additional tariffs on aircraft, food products, and other goods from the European Union.

Effective October 18, 2019, the tariffs will add 25% on more than 150 goods imported from countries within the European Union plus an additional 10% tariff on new aircraft from France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom.

This action is grouped into fifteen sections of tariffs, summarized as follows:

Section 1

  • Countries Affected: France, Germany, Spain, and the United Kingdom
  • Tariff: 10% on new airplanes and other aircraft


Section 2

  • Country Affected: United Kingdom
  • Tariff: 25% on whiskey, clothing items, blankets


Section 3

  • Country Affected: Germany
  • Tariff: 25% on coffee, axes, tools, knives, machinery, microwaves, lenses


Section 4-15

  • Countries Affected: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom
  • Tariff: 25% on a variety of dairy, cheese, olive oil, and meat products


Take a moment to review the detailed list of products affected, including the USHTS Provisional tariff.

If you have any questions, please contact your OIA Global representative.