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U.S., U.K. to Start Talks to Fix Dispute on Metals Tariffs (1)

Jan. 18, 2022, 11:00 PM

The U.S. and U.K. plan to start of talks to ease steel and aluminum tariffs that the Trump administration imposed on national-security grounds, aiming to remove a long-standing irritant in their trade relationship.

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and U.K. Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan are meeting this week with a view to to launching formal talks, according to people familiar with the plan, who asked not to be identified because they don’t have authorization to speak publicly.

The negotiations will aim to resolve both the steel and aluminum disputes, the people said. A Commerce Department spokeswoman and ...