The World Trade Organization (WTO) has weighed in on a long-running subsidy dispute relating to Boeing aircraft, saying that a Washington state tax incentive on the 777X program contravenes WTO subsidy rules, but dismissing six other complaints made by the European Union (EU). In a report released Nov. 28, WTO said Washington state’s tax incentive toward Boeing’s production of 777X aircraft in the Seattle area was “inconsistent” with its subsidies and countervailing ...

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