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EU Trade Chief Says U.S. Steel Deal May Fall Short, FT Reports

July 25, 2021, 10:39 AM

The European Union’s trade chief said resolving a dispute with the U.S. over steel and aluminium tariffs may fall short of removing all barriers over the industries, in an interview with the Financial Times.

EU Economy and Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis told the paper that while the “ideal solution” would be the mutual suspension of tariffs, he was ready to look at “other possible solutions.”

In June the U.S. and EU agreed to extend a tariff truce to five years, pausing a dispute over aircraft subsidies given to Airbus SE and Boeing Co.

Dombrovskis did not discuss plans regarding alternative ...

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