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US-Europe Relations / Banana Trade Dispute #177771

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Dec 27, 1998
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(Studio: Morton Dean) Report introduced.

(White House: Mike von Fremd) The dispute between the United States and Europe over banana trading examined. [US Trade Representative Charlene BARSHEFSKY - calls the European tariff on American imports "pure protectionism."] President Clinton's decision to slap a tariff on European goods noted. [December 15, European Trade Commission Leon BRITTAN - reacts.] [CONSUMER - wonders about high prices.] The fact that Chiquita Banana chairman Carl Lindner has made significant campaign contributions noted.

Dean, Morton;
von Fremd, Mike

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