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EU makes trade deal with U.S. contingent on lifting of steel, aluminum tariffs

January 18, 2019 at 1:47 PM
In a draft negotiating mandate published on Friday, the European Union said a trade deal on industrial goods could not be struck with the U.S. until Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum were lifted and Washington agreed not to impose such tariffs on autos and auto parts, or levy Section 301 tariffs on the EU. The Commission sent draft negotiating mandates to the EU member states on Friday for a trade deal on industrial goods and conformity assessments, EU...

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