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Britain optimistic deal with U.S. on steel tariffs can be reached soon - PM's spokesman

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By Reuters

LONDON – Britain is optimistic that a deal with the United States over steel and aluminium tariffs can be reached soon, and the trade minister will give an update after talks on Tuesday, a spokesman for Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.

“We are working at pace to agree a solution to resolve the Section 232 tariffs. The International Trade Secretary has a meeting with US Commerce Secretary later today where this issue will be discussed and we are optimistic that the solution could be reached soon,” the spokesman told reporters.