European Union member countries have been temporarily exempted from steel and aluminium tariffs announced by US president Donald Trump.
Downing Street has promised to “robustly” defend the UK steel industry, after US President Donald Trump confirmed plans for a 25% tariff on imports.
Donald Trump produced a gaffe for the comedy purists at a meeting in the White House, when he mistakenly told a fellow speaker his father is “looking down” on him and feeling proud.
It is “absurd” for the UK to be hit by the steel tariffs imposed by US President Donald Trump, International Trade Secretary Liam Fox said.
The UK steel industry could be badly hit after US President Donald Trump confirmed plans for a 25% tariff on imports.
Car bosses are “surprised and confused” by President Trump’s announcement that he is planning to impose tariffs on metal imported to America.
The European Commission is preparing a “swift, firm and … decisive” response to US threats of tariffs on steel and aluminium, a spokesman has said.
The risk of a global trade war has increased over the past four days after Donald Trump threatened to slap hefty tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.
The World Trade Organisation (WTO) has warned that US president Donald Trump is risking an economically damaging trade war if he goes ahead with plans to impose steep tariffs on steel and aluminium imports.
Donald Trump has declared that “trade wars are good” as he prepared to impose a 25% tariff on steel imports – raising fears of “serious damage” to the industry in the UK.
China has expressed “grave concern” about a US trade policy report that pledges to pressure Beijing but had no immediate response to President Donald Trump’s plan to hike tariffs on steel and aluminium.
Chinese leaders are considering whether potential US hikes in steel and aluminium tariffs justify starting a dispute that might disrupt access to one of China’s biggest markets.
US stocks dived in another dizzying day of trading after President Donald Trump promised stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminium.
Stocks turned sharply lower in afternoon trading on Wall Street as talk of steep tariffs on steel and aluminium spooked investors.
Donald Trump has defended the US steel and aluminium industries as he faces deadlines on whether to impose tariffs or quotas on imports of both products.
The Chinese government said an anti-dumping probe of imported US sorghum is a “normal case of trade remedy”, following suggestions the move amounts to retaliation over Washington’s investigation of Chinese steel and other goods.
Around 10 tonnes of steel beams have been taken from a commercial property in the North-east
A STEEL beam to create the main section for the Third Don Crossing has been lowered into place.