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Trump announces 'doubling' of tariffs on steel, aluminum from Turkey

Aug 10, 2018 - 9:42 PM

Trump on Twitter: 'I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!'

NEW TARIFFS. In this file photo taken on July 19, 2017, US President Donald Trump holds up a pair of pliers as he speaks during a Made in America event with US manufacturers in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP

EU joins global battle against Trump tariff onslaught

Jun 02, 2018 - 3:22 PM

Brussels and Ottawa filed legal challenges at the WTO against Washington's decision. The EU, Canada and Mexico also threatened stiff retaliatory tariffs as they pushed back against Trump's moves.

TRADE WAR. Steel is loaded onto a truck for shipping at the NLMK Indiana steel mill on March 15, 2018 in Portage, Indiana. Photo by Scott Olson / Getty Images North America / AFP

U.S. to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

Jun 01, 2018 - 10:41 AM

The announcement sparks immediate angry reactions from key allies

EU asks WTO for safeguards over U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs

Apr 17, 2018 - 4:37 PM

'In these discussions, the European Commission is insisting on getting a full and unconditional exemption from the announced steel and aluminum tariffs'

Trump suspends metal tariffs for key U.S. trade partners

Mar 23, 2018 - 11:19 AM

The suspension until May 1 covers EU member states, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, and South Korea

SUSPENSION. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with House Republican leaders and Republican members at the White House in Washington, DC, on November 2, 2017. File photo by  Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Trump signs sweeping tariffs, defying trade war warnings

Mar 09, 2018 - 9:58 AM

(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump says the tariffs will not initially apply to Canada and Mexico, and that close partners on security and trade could negotiate exemptions

Trump steps up trade threats as Cohn resigns in protest

Mar 07, 2018 - 3:56 PM

The White House downplays the idea that economic advisor Gary Cohn resigned over more aggressive trade policies

GARY COHN. In this file photo, Gary Cohn, chief economic advisor to US President Donald Trump, speaks after Trump announced the Air Traffic Control Reform Initiative in the East Room at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 5, 2017. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/ AFP

Mexico vows U.S. steel tariff retaliation

Mar 07, 2018 - 8:48 AM

'We would have to target our response at the things they export that are most politically sensitive and hit exactly those goods. We have the ability to respond,' says Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo

NAFTA RENEGOTIATION. (L-R) Mexico's Secretary of Economy Ildefonso Guajardo Villarreal, Canada's Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland, and United States Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer gather for a trilateral meeting at Global Affairs on the final day of the third round of the NAFTA renegotiations in Ottawa, Ontario, September 27, 2017. Lars Hagberg/AFP

Trump vows Mexico, Canada steel tariffs without 'fair' NAFTA deal

Mar 06, 2018 - 10:28 AM

The US leader links his planned steel and aluminum tariffs to the ongoing talks with Mexico and Canada in his latest anti-NAFTA rampage on Twitter

US President Donald Trump speaks during the swearing-in of the White House senior staff at the White House on January 22, 2017, in Washington, DC. Mandel Ngan/AFP

China 'won't sit idly by' if US harms trade

Mar 04, 2018 - 1:55 PM

(UPDATED) 'China doesn't want a trade war with the United States,' says China National People's Congress spokesman Zhang Yesui

CHINA RESPONDS. China leader Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the opening session of the Chinese Communist Party's Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. File photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Overruling objections, Trump announces steep aluminum, steel tariffs

Mar 02, 2018 - 9:55 AM

Meeting at the White House with industry representatives, US President Donald Trump announces tariffs of 25% on steel and 10% on aluminum, materials that are the lifeblood of the construction and manufacturing sectors

DONALD TRUMP. In this file photo, US President Donald Trump speaks during a briefing on hurricane relief efforts in Dallas, Texas, on October 25, 2017. File photo by Jim Watson/AFP