China accuses Trump of damaging global trade with tariffs
China accuses Trump of damaging global trade with tariffs
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau attends a Liberal Party fundraiser in Toronto on Wednesday
11 March, 2018, 01:59
It recognized the complex, integrated economies of all three trade partners in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the damage a 25% import tariff on steel and 10% tariff on aluminum imports into the US would cause all three nations.
"We have to protect and build our steel and aluminum industries, while at same time showing flexibility and cooperation between those friends of ours on a trade basis and military basis", he said.
"The American steel and aluminium industry has been ravaged by aggressive foreign trade practices".
"The loss of exports to the U.S., combined with an expected massive import surge in the European Union, could cost tens of thousands of jobs in the European Union steel industry and related sectors", said Axel Eggert, head of steel association EUROFER.
Railroad tracks run past the blast furnaces of the now-closed Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 2016.
The measures will come into force in 15 days and, for now, they will only exclude Canada and Mexico, because they are negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, in which they participate along with the United States.
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Gareth Stace, director of UK Steel, said: "Slapping a 25% tax on steel from British companies is going to hit us hard".
In all, the state brought in $1.7 billion in steel and aluminum past year, according to the report.
"These measures could make a significant impact on the economic and cooperative relationship between Japan and the US, who are allies", said Japan's trade minister, Taro Kono, in a statement.
"I expect the administration to ramp up its engagement with Congress, stakeholders and our trading partners to ensure that today's actions lead to a sustainable solution that confronts the problems that we all know have been caused by China's rampant overcapacity in steel and aluminum", he said in a statement. Trump had them flown in hoping to illustrate his move with workers whose production lines and plants might be bolstered.
Lynch, a former ironworker, acknowledged that some countries are flooding the US with cheap steel, but stressed a more targeted approach would have been better.
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"If you look at any tariff, it will have a negative impact on U.S.jobs and also on USA producers", he said, prior to the announcement.
"Because tariffs are taxes that make USA businesses less competitive and US consumers poorer, any tariffs that are imposed should be created to address specific distortions caused by unfair trade practices in a targeted way while minimizing negative consequences on American businesses and consumers", the letter states.
The European Commission had already warned on Wednesday that if the U.S. went ahead with its plan, it would retaliate with increased tariffs on American goods such as Bourbon whiskey, Levis jeans, Florida orange juice and peanut butter. Previously, Trump had promised tariffs on all countries. "Congress can not be complicit as the administration courts economic disaster", Flake said in a statement.
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Snow storm pounds US Northeast
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