steel tariff

Whiskey, blue jeans and steel: Here is EU's US trade war hit list

The European Union drew up the list in March but pledged not activate it unless US President Donald Trump followed through on his threat to impose tariffs on steel imports and aluminium.

published on : 1st June 2018

China lowers tariffs, rejects US trade war escalation

Separately, the Chinese government announced in a statement late Wednesday that it would further cut import tariffs on daily consumer goods from July 1.

published on : 31st May 2018

China slams US for 'sudden flip-flops' in trade policy

On Tuesday White House said that sanctions announced in March were still in the works and that details would be announced in the coming month.

published on : 30th May 2018

White House says still pursuing China trade sanctions

The statement comes as Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross prepares to travel to Beijing this week for another round of talks aimed at resolving the conflict.

published on : 29th May 2018

Russia threatens retaliatory tariffs against US

Russia began a challenge against the US tariffs at the WTO last month, but the document now qualifies those as "safeguard measures".

published on : 22nd May 2018

Brazil says US gave 'ultimatum' over steel, aluminum tariffs

Brazil was one of several countries, along with the European Union, threatened with tariffs of 25 per cent on steel imports to the United States and 10 per cent on aluminum.

published on : 4th May 2018

China urges US to 'stop economic intimidation' over steel tariffs

The two countries have traded threats and heated rhetoric in recent days, ratcheting up fears that the world's two biggest economies are heading towards a damaging trade war.

published on : 26th March 2018

Australia central bank chief slams US Presidents Donald Trump tariffs as 'bad policy'

Australia's central bank chief Wednesday slammed Donald Trump's decision to levy steel tariffs as 'bad policy' and warned of 'a very big shock' to the global economy if it sparks retaliation.

published on : 7th March 2018

Turkey could retaliate US tariffs with duties on cotton

Turkey, home to a major textile industry and companies that supply global fashion brands such as Zara, Adidas and Nike, imported USD 519 million worth of US cotton in 2016.

published on : 6th March 2018

US President Donald Trump's tariffs would damage US, global economies: International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund warned Friday that the steel and aluminum tariffs announced by President Donald Trump will harm the US and global economies.

published on : 3rd March 2018

US President Donald Trump stomps on tariff status quo, trade war fears grip markets

Trump's announcement on imposing steep import tariffs on steel (25%) and aluminium (10%) was met by tanking stock markets from Japan to Europe

published on : 2nd March 2018

WTO chief says 'clearly concerned' over new US President Donald Trump's steel tariffs

Trump triggered a furore on Thursday by announcing he would set tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium to protect US producers.

published on : 2nd March 2018

Small 'window of opportunity' to avoid trade war: EU drafts list of US goods to target over President Donald Trump's tariffs

The European Commission is drafting a list of products upon which it could impose heavy taxes to send "a political message" to Donald Trump post his steel tariff announcement.

published on : 2nd March 2018

US President Donald Trump to hit China, Europe with steep steel, aluminum 'tariffs'

Trump ended rumor and counter-rumor about his administration’s intent by saying that "next week" he would sign off on measures designed to protect US producers.

published on : 1st March 2018