US president, Donald Trump has Saturday explained, via Twitter, that he the European Union will be exempt from import tariffs on steel and aluminium if they are her own obstacles to give the American products.
Europe and other trading partners of the U.S., such as Japan, dispute the import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 per cent aluminium, which Trump has announced. But at a meeting in Brussels was not of a nature that the EU is reassured.
“The European Union, of the beautiful countries that the US has very poor deal on the trade, complain about the import tariffs of steel and aluminum,” said Trump on Twitter. “If they their terrible barriers and customs duties on American products lifting, we will the our specify. Huge shortage. Or we will charge cars, etc. Honest! ” says Trump.
Europe crowds Saturday its disappointment to the US representative of commerce, Robert Lightizer, who was in Brussels for an already scheduled meeting with commissioner for Trade, Cecilia Malmström, and the Japanese minister of Economy, Hiroshige Seko. Japan also asks to be exempt from American taxes.
“The discussion was sincere,” said Malmström after the meeting of four hours via Twitter. “But we were not immediately clear about the procedure to be exempt. The discussions go next week.’