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Airbus Alabama Plant Spared From Tariffs, Softening WTO Blow

  • Import duty won’t apply to parts shipped for assembly in U.S.
  • Shares of planemaker gain after news of Mobile site exemption
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Airbus SE was spared the full impact of U.S. import tariffs as President Donald Trump took steps to exempt planes built at the company’s Alabama plant from the 10% duty.