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G7 roundup: Trump talks auto tariffs, China and WTO reform

August 26, 2019 at 2:47 PM
In a series of bilateral meetings on the margins of the G7 leaders summit in Biarritz, France, President Trump addressed pressing trade issues with his counterparts, including looming auto tariffs, trade tensions with China and World Trade Organization reform. The potential for the U.S. to impose auto tariffs on its trading partners came up in several of Trump’s meetings. The Trump administration is considering imposing Section 232 tariffs on autos and auto parts. Trump in May set a six-month deadline...

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