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Brazil files WTO complaint following Bombardier aid announcement

The federal government all but dared any country to launch a trade challenge over its aid to Bombardier, and Brazil responded in short order Wednesday, accusing Ottawa of violating its commitments under the World Trade Organization.


February 9, 2017
By The Canadian Press

The Brazilian government launched a formal complaint with the WTO, triggering a new trade battle between two countries that have previously sparred over subsidies to their respective aerospace industries.

Bombardier received at least US$2.5 billion in government support last year and additional contributions may hurt the country’s interests by further distorting the aerospace sector, Brazil said. | READ MORE