Leading European politicians have come out against unleashing a tit-for-tat trade war with the United States.
The trade conflict between the US and the EU escalates: After Trump's threat to slap higher duties on auto imports from the bloc, the EU warns it could sanction US exports worth billions.
"Berlin is the city of freedom," a business agency in the German capital has contacted Harley-Davidson's CEO. The iconic US company is looking to move some production abroad to avoid the fallout of an EU-US trade spat.
US officials have revealed a list of Chinese goods they will be targeting with 10 percent tariffs, raising fears of an escalating trade war. US retailers have slammed the decision, as has China itself.
American-German businessman Martin Richenhagen is far from happy about the Trump administration's aggressive trade policies. "We are surprised on a daily basis by strange initiatives," he told DW.
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