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Former trade officials, analysts say tariffs will impact trade negotiations

March 13, 2018 at 6:18 PM
The process of deciding which countries and products should be exempt from Section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum could inhibit the Trump administration's ability to renegotiate trade deals and pursue other initiatives, analysts and former trade officials contend. During a March 13 event hosted by the Washington International Trade Association, former U.S. officials involved in the implementation of safeguard tariffs on steel products in 2002 noted that the administration would have its hands full with exclusion requests, which could...

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