What impact might the planned US tariffs on steel and aluminum have once they're imposed? Will they really help to create new jobs in the US as hoped for by the president? DW's Daniel Winter takes a closer look.
The EU doesn't want to just put up with Donald Trump's higher import tariffs and is mulling retaliatory measures. But German firms, in particular, fear that no one would profit from an escalation of the situation.
US President Donald Trump has taken actions to redress what he says are unfair trading relationships with Europe, China, Canada and Mexico. DW takes a look at what he has done and how those affected have responded.
The move follows Mexico's announcement that it would introduce retaliatory duties on US products. The European Union and Canada have already filed WTO complaints over the controversial steel and aluminum tariffs.
Top European trade officials are holding last ditch talks with their US counterparts to avoid higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports announced by US President Donald Trump and coming into effect on June 1.
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