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US-Europe Trade War #100716

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 30, 1986
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Palm Springs, California: Sheilah Kast) Reagan administration's new tariffs on many popular items imported from European allies and implications for US-Europe trade war examined; details given, scenes shown. [US Trade Representative Clayton YEUTTER - explains new policy.] Tariffs said result of European Econ. Community's action against United States corn and sorghum imports to Spain. [Mayflower Liquors spokesperson Sidney MOORE - outlines expected price hikes.] [National Corn Growers Association spokesperson Bill MULLINS - praises administration's move.] [US Feed Grain Council spokesperson Allen TERHAAR - agrees.]

(London, England: Charles Glass) Europe's reaction to President Reagan's tariffs featured; scenes shown. [Common Mkt. negotiator Willy de CLERCQ - fears situation will get out of hand.] EEC's argument for halting Spain's import of United States grains explained.

Glass, Charles;
Jennings, Peter;
Kast, Sheilah

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