President Bolsonaro and the Minister of Foreign Relations Carlos França met on Monday (April 18) with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who is visiting Brazil.
In the view of the Brazilian government, the subsidies of over $3 billion “distorted the conditions for competition in the commercial aviation market and caused significant losses to Brazilian company Embraer,” which also manufactures medium-reach aircraft. “
The document enables the nations party to the deal to check the compatibility of the rules and procedures of the purchases made by the Brazilian government with the agreement norms.
In May, when he disclosed his decision, the Brazilian diplomat said it was motivated by personal issues and that it was to the best of the organization’s interest in its overhaul.