Trump's trade beef with Europe escalates
Donald Trump latest confrontation is brewing this time against allies, the European Union.
Trump and his administration have threatened to slap a 100 percent tariff on some of the continent’s most iconic products.
— Press TV (@PressTV) March 19, 2017
Roquefort cheese,San Pellegrino and Perrier water as well as Vespa scooters are in Trump’s line of fire.
— Jagran English (@JagranPost) March 24, 2017
The president wants the European Union to lift the ban on hormone-treated American beef.
— NCBA (@BeefUSA) March 20, 2017
German Foreign Minister
Sigmar Gabriel has shown his metal by calling on the European Union to file a complaint against the US over planned duties on imports of steel plate from five EU states.
Gabriel said the new tariffs will violate international law.
— Irish Examiner (@irishexaminer) March 31, 2017
The US has accused Germany of using a “grossly undervalued” euro to gain a competitive advantage.