Countering US subsidies: Is a ‘Made in Europe’ investment plan realistic?
07 February 2023 | 7:24 am
For months, European leaders have sought a united response to the US Inflation Reduction Act, or IRA. That plan, announced by the White House last year, favours American-made climate technology through subsidies and tax credits. But EU chiefs say the policy discriminates against Washington's closest partner, Europe.
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