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Malmström to seek more 'clarity' on 232 exclusions from Lighthizer on Saturday

March 08, 2018 at 5:02 PM
European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström will raise President Trump’s impending Section 232 tariffs on aluminum and steel during a meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Saturday in Brussels. Malmström, in a tweet following Trump’s Thursday afternoon announcement and signing of the tariff proclamations, said the EU should be excluded from the 10 percent tariff on aluminum and 25 percent tariff on steel. “On tonight’s announcement – the EU is a close ally of the U.S. and we...

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