Trump to put extra duties on Aluminium & Steel Imports

Posted on: 06/03/2018

1st March 2018 US President Trump said he had decided to levy tariffs of 25 percent on foreign-made steel and 10 percent on aluminum.  The EU responded by saying "We will not sit idly while our industry is it with unfair measures that put thousands of European jobs at risk.  EU will react firmly."

4th March 2018 a top trade adviser to President Donald Trump has said there will be no exemptions from US tariffs on steel and aluminium imports as the EU prepared retaliatory measures and officials warned of the risk of a transatlantic trade war (Financial Times report - see below for link)

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Washington Post Article

European Commission's Response

Financial Times Article

BBC News 5 March 2018: Trump trade row: Steel tariffs a 'bleak lesson' post-Brexit

Independent Article 5 March 2018: Theresa May tells Donald Trump of 'deep concern' on steel tariffs

 

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