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Trump in March imposed a 25 percent import tax on steel and a 10 percent import tax on aluminum on most countries and extended them in June to Mexico, Canada and the European Union.
Trump recently imposed steep tariffs on aluminum and steel imported from Canada, Mexico and Europe in his bid to level the trade playing field and reduce trade deficits between the U.S. and its trade partners.
Trump, who campaigned on decreasing the U.S. trade deficit and boosting American manufacturing, levied a 25 percent tariff on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminum in March.
Other companies heavily reliant on aluminum and steel fell as well.
Specifically, the president slapped a 25 percent tariff on steel imports — and a 10 percent duty on aluminum — in apparent defiance of WTO rules.
Trump's 25 percent tariffs on steel and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum on Canada, Mexico and European Union countries have resulted in countries putting similar tariffs on bourbon, according to a June 11 Courier Journal article.
But now suppliers based in those countries face a 25 percent tax on steel and a 10 percent tax on aluminum imported into the United States.
His administration announced substantial tariff hikes on aluminum and steel imports from the European Union, Mexico, and Canada in the weeks leading to the meeting — a position that has increased the prospects of a trade war.
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