U.S. Speaks with EU, U.K. About Resolving Airbus-Boeing Dispute

March 22, 2021, 6:48 PM

President Joe Biden’s trade representative held her first meetings with counterparts from the European Union and U.K. on Monday, with all sides expressing desire to resolve a dispute over subsidies to manufacturers Boeing Co. and Airbus SE.

USTR Katherine Tai, who was sworn in last week, and European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis discussed “their strong interest” in resolving the aircraft dispute, her office said in a statement following the virtual meeting. In a separate meeting with U.K. Trade Secretary Liz Truss, Tai agreed to partner with the nation toward the same goal.

Tai also discussed her...

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