US increases import tariffs on Bombardier C-Series planes

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

US increases import tariffs on Bombardier C-Series planes

The United States department of commerce has again ruled in favour of US-based airline maker Boeing in a dispute with rival Bombardier. 

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

The decision will see a further 80 per cent tariff added to imports of the Bombardier C-Series planes when imported to the United States.

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

of which will be on top of a 220 per cent tariff imposed last month.

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

Boeing accuses its rival of receiving state subsidies through the Canadian along with British governments, allowing the item to sell aircraft within the US for below cost cost.

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

There have been warnings within the UK of which the import tariffs could threaten Bombardier jobs in Belfast.

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

About 1,000 jobs are linked to the C-Series, the wings of which are made at a purpose-built £520m factory within the city.

US Increases Import Tariffs On Bombardier C-Series Planes

A spokesperson for Bombardier said: “We strongly disagree with the commerce department’s preliminary decision.

“of which hypocrisy will be appalling, along with the item should be deeply troubling to any importer of large, complex, along with highly engineered products.”

The US department of commerce rulings, which could more than triple the cost of a C-Series aircraft sold into the US, could jeopardise a major order placed last year through US airline Delta.

“The United States will be committed to free, fair along with reciprocal trade with Canada, however of which will be not our idea of a properly functioning trading relationship,” said US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross.

“We will continue to verify the accuracy of of which decision, while do everything in our power to stand up for American companies along with their workers.”

A final decision will be expected next year.

US increases import tariffs on Bombardier C-Series planes

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