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Daniel Fowler
March 11, 2018

Sanders was asked two questions about Daniels in a press briefing dominated by the news that Trump agreed to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

While the conference board says its analysis suggests a modest impact on the Canadian economy, it adds several possible reactions are not considered, such as further USA trade actions, including non-tariff barriers and a stronger reaction from businesses. The US leader had also added Australia to a list of likely carve-outs, as a "great country" and "long-term partner".

"What we're seeing is steel prices are very quickly increasing to highs we haven't seen since 2011 or 2008", according to Phil Raimondo, president and CEO of Behlen Manufacturing, which uses steel to make buildings, livestock water tanks and grain elevators. "It's been an assault". During that period, American presidential leadership played a crucial role in lowering barriers to worldwide trade, establishing global rules and organizations for cross-border commerce - particularly between countries in a growing US-sponsored trading order - and steadily expanding the volume and value of traded goods and services.

"We are an ally, not a threat", he said, rejecting any hint that the bloc's exports threatened USA national security - Trump's justification for imposing the tariffs.

"A strong steel and aluminum industry are vital to our national security, absolutely vital", he said.

They can do whatever they'd like, but if they do that, we put 25% tax on their cars, and believe me, they won't be doing it long, Trump said.

"I had to say that that's not true; it's just not true", she shared.

However, as NPR's Anthony Kuhn notes, "Despite China's objections, the tariffs are not likely to do it much damage, since less than 2 percent of China's steel exports go to the U.S".

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Some products under consideration are largely produced in constituencies controlled by Trump's Republican Party.

House Speaker Paul Ryan, appearing with Home Depot employees in Atlanta, warned of "unintended consequences". Canada's foreign affairs minister termed the two things "separate issues" while Mexico's economy ministry said "the negotiation of the Nafta should not be subject to conditions outside the process". America's rural voters are watching and listening to President Trump.

"I have a feeling you'll be back", Trump said.

European industry associations called on Malmstrom to react to the tariffs.

The EU has warned that it could retaliate with tariffs on US steel, agricultural and other products, such as peanut butter, cranberries and orange juice.

European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom vowed to press for an EU exemption from US tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum when she meets her American counterpart in Brussels on Saturday.

"The US and European Union could agree to work more closely to target Chinese overcapacity in steel", said Renison.

"Canada is not one of the countries cheating and is not contributing to the decimation of USA production". In a tweet, he said the " acting swiftly on Intellectual Property theft". The talks are expected to resume early next month. Gary Cohn exits the White House, vacating Chief Economic Adviser role.

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