Airbus (AIR.PA), Europe’s biggest planemaker, on Thursday increased its controlling stake in the A220 regional jet program – Embraer’s main rival – as Canada’s Bombardier (BBDb.TO) sold out of the project it had set up.
“I understand that there’s frustration about how tech companies are taxed in Europe. We also want tax reform and I’m glad the OECD is looking at this,” Zuckerberg is expected to tell the Munich Security Conference.
The Alphabet unit argued that additional amounts tacked on to the fine imposed by the European Commission in 2017 to deter anti-competitive behavior known as a deterrent multiplier and another multiplier factor was excessive and unwarranted.
Airbus also said it hoped Washington would change position once the World Trade Organization authorizes the EU to impose tariffs on Boeing aircraft, including the 737 MAX, 787 and 777 aircraft in May or June.
The European planemaker said it would continue discussions with its U.S. customers to “mitigate effects of tariffs insofar as possible” and hoped the U.S. Trade Representative’s office would change its position.
The World Trade Organization has found the world’s two largest planemakers received billions of dollars of unfair subsidies in a pair of cases dating back to 2004 and is expected to allow both sides to impose tariffs, starting with the United States.
PrimeSource Building Products had challenged Trump’s surprise expansion of existing tariffs to include derivative products such as steel nails and aluminum cables.
LISBON (Reuters) – A young Afghan refugee living in Portugal is attempting to achieve in 10 months what normally takes years of preparation – qualifying to box in the Olympics.
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Gold prices hit their highest in seven years as investors sought safe-haven assets after a rise in the number of new coronavirus cases in South Korea. Oil prices rose, supported by China’s efforts to bolster its virus-weakened economy.
“I do think that there should be regulation on harmful content … there’s a question about which framework you use for this,” Zuckerberg said during a question and answer session.
Calls for food standards to be enshrined in law to avoid post-Brexit ‘betrayal’ of consumers