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Second set of EU tariffs imminent unless US gives ground on steel measures, Weyand warns

By Joanna Sopinska
  • 15 Apr 2021 12:26
  • 15 Apr 2021 12:26
A second tranche of EU retaliatory tariffs on US imports will come into force “automatically” on June 1 if the two sides can't agree on removing US steel and aluminum tariffs, the bloc's top trade official has warned. Both sides should suspend their tit-for-tat tariffs for six months to resolve this issue,

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Joanna Sopinska

Senior Correspondent

Joanna covers trade in Brussels. Formerly trade editor of EU Trade Insights, she has many years' experience reporting on trade, investment policy and foreign affairs. Before that, she spent nine years at Europolitics news agency writing on trade, agriculture policy and foreign affairs. Before moving to Brussels in 2006, Joanna worked as an analyst at the Polish Institute of International Relations (PISM) in Warsaw.

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