Trade Policy

Steel standoff: No exemption for EU so far, despite talks

Mar 10, 2018

The European Union and Japan pressed U.S. President Donald Trump's trade envoy Saturday to exempt them, as longtime U.S. allies, from upcoming steel tariffs that have sparked fears of a new trade war

The Latest: No steel tariff exemption for EU granted yet

Mar 10, 2018

The EU's trade chief says talks with U.S. President Donald Trump's envoy failed to secure an exemption for EU steel from upcoming tariffs that have sparked fears of a new trade war

The Latest: Argentina's Macri expresses concerns to Trump

Mar 9, 2018

Argentina's President Mauricio Macri has told U.S. President Donald Trump that he's worried about his decision to impose tariffs on aluminum and steel imports

US trading partners, businesses say tariffs will backfire

Mar 9, 2018

Trump tariffs on aluminum and steel imports dismay U.S. trading partners and industries

EU seeks clarity on whether it will be hit by US tariffs

Mar 9, 2018

The EU's top trade official says she is seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs

EU ready for a 'stupid' trade war if Trump slaps on tariffs

Mar 7, 2018

The EU says it's ready to retaliate against the U.S. over President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, with counter-measures against iconic U.S. products like Harley Davidson motorcycles, Levi's jeans and bourbon.

EU turning the screws on Britain over post-Brexit relations

Mar 7, 2018

The EU turned the screws on Britain Wednesday by insisting London's ambition to maintain an intense post-divorce partnership where it could still pick and choose in which sectors to maintain seamless economic cooperation was nothing but a pipe dream

The Latest: UK urges Brexit deal to include financial sector

Mar 7, 2018

British finance minister Philip Hammond says he's confident the U.K. and the EU can do a trade deal that protects the U.K.'s vital financial services sector.

The Latest: Danish foreign minister rues Trump's 'bad call'

Mar 7, 2018

Denmark's foreign minister says no one will end up winning if a trade war ensues between the United States and the European Union.

EU trade chief: EU 'seriously doubts' Trump wants tariffs on steel for national security reasons, but economic gain

Mar 7, 2018

EU trade chief: EU 'seriously doubts' Trump wants tariffs on steel for national security reasons, but economic gain

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