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No Cheers For Booze, Olives Or Jets As US Sanctions Hit EU

With Washington starting to apply swingeing tariffs on a record $7.5 billion of European goods from cheese and wine to aircraft and clothing, AFP assesses the main sectors affected.According to Eurostat, total EU exports to the United States last year hit 320 billion euros ($355 billion). Rates will be applied differently across sectors -- ranging from ten percent for the aeronautical industry to 25 percent for foodstuff and textiles as well as German industrial products.

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