Trade Disputes, Steel, Sweaters and Wine: Repairing the US-EU Relationship under the Biden Administration
Mercredi 24 février 2021- 16h-17h CET – en Visio conférence
With the January 2021 inauguration now behind us, how the Biden Administration addresses the major trade issues which have been a focus of the Trump Administration will impact European companies manufacturing globally and importing into the U.S. This webinar will discuss the Biden Administration’s intention to repair the US-EU relationship and to work with the EU on China’s unfair trade and forced labor practices. Our speakers will also address several substantive issues including the long running Airbus-Boeing dispute and additional tariffs on products enacted by both sides of the Atlantic, the Digital Services Tax and the impact of using tariffs as a negotiating tool.
Topics for discussion:
- With Biden as President – what will change?
- How will the Biden Administration engage with the EU and the UK?
- What’s next for the Boeing/Airbus dispute?
- What have been the effects of this dispute on certain industries such as steel, wine or sweaters in the US?
- How are the US relations with China impacting the US-EU trade relations? Can the EU and US work together vs the Chinese steel industry?
- The on-going Digital Services Tax agenda is a global digital economy issue. How is it being addressed in the EU and the US?
- How is Brexit impacting the US-EU trade conversations and what is the status of a UK-US trade agreement?
- What is the status of the discussion on forced labor practices on both sides of the Atlantic and what could be their role in shaping US-EU trade negotiations and the discussions with China?
- Tomas Baert, Head of Section – Trade & Agriculture – Delegation of the European Union to the United States
- Ryan Evans, Senior Trade Policy Adviser – Consulate General of the United Kingdom in Atlanta
- Laura Siegel Rabinowitz, Shareholder – Greenberg Traurig [Moderator]
- Hubert Surville, CEO & Founder – Surville Enterprises Corp.