Business groups urge United States not to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports
Business groups urge United States not to impose more tariffs on Chinese imports
Trump greets EU chief, says US seeks 'level playing field' on trade
28 July, 2018, 14:06
On Thursday, the president will visit Granite City, Illinois, the home of a U.S. Steel Corp. mill that has reopened after he imposed tariffs on steel imports. The U.S. and European allies have been at odds over the president's tariffs on steel imports and are meeting as the dispute threatens to spread to the lucrative automobile business.
Brussels had already hit back against the metal tariffs, imposing punitive duties on more than $3 billion of US goods, including blue jeans, bourbon and motorcycles, as well as orange juice, rice and corn.
"I had the intention to make a deal today, and we made a deal today", Juncker said.
DBV, an association of German farmers, said it welcomed de-escalation in the trade dispute but did not expect changes in soybean trade.
In a tweet before leaving the White House on Tuesday, the president said that "Tariffs are the greatest!" and reiterated his argument that current trade policy disadvantages US farmers and manufacturers.
"You're not going to be too angry with Trump, I can tell you", the president said at the workforce development event, where he was joined by two Iowa Republicans, Gov. Kim Reynolds and Rep. Rod Blum.
Trump said Wednesday. "Are we just going to continue and let our farmers and country get ripped off?"
Export statistics for May showed a surge of stockpiling of U.S. goods by Chinese importers, particularly crude oil and soybeans, as they raced to buy before Beijing's retaliatory tariffs took effect, driving up costs.
While Washington and Brussels pursue these aims, the leaders agreed "we hold off further tariffs and reasses existing tariffs on steel and aluminum", Juncker said.
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Mr Trump has repeatedly called the European Union - which includes numerous America's oldest and most committed allies - an unfair trading partner and even labelled it a "foe". "We have identified a number of areas on which to work together, work towards zero tariffs on industrial goods".
As with Europe, Trump has accused China of unfair trade practices that hurt US sales and undercut American workers.
Many farmers are critical of President Donald Trump's tariffs and the damage done to commodity prices and markets, but say they are appreciative that he has offered to provide cash to help make up their losses. The two leaders plan to discuss US tariffs on aluminum and steel and Trump's threat to extend duties to European cars coming into the United States.
Trade analysts say the United States has not pursued such aggressive trade policies in decades.
According to Malmstrom, it is not considered that the proposal of the Minister of Finance of the USA Stephen Mnuchin to abandon duties, trade barriers and subsidies should be taken seriously because the United States has laws and subsidies protecting American industry.
However, some European Union diplomats said the Commission was also looking at going for double that amount - to the level Malmstrom is suggesting - at half the duty rate.
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