Trump has been mulling whether to put tariffs on imports of foreign-produced steel and has alluded to steep imports harming national security, and if those imports are in fact harming national security-or if he says they are-Trump could use a rarely tapped section of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962 to slap tariffs on steel. The White House is considering using this rationale to impose new restrictions, either by imposing tariffs, quotas or a combination of the two.
European Union officials are considering tariffs on agricultural products including orange juice, whiskey, and dairy if Trump follows through with a steel tariff said the FT.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has been privately assured by the USA that Canada won't be affected by any steel measures, according to a Canadian government official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.
"It's a hard issue (steel) and it can be a very provocative issue", said Thomas Bernes, a former International Monetary Fund and World Bank official who is now a fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation based in Waterloo, Ontario.
The dispute over steel reflects deeper tension over trade between European leaders and Trump.
In a Twitter post on Friday, Trump wrote of the G-20 that "I will represent our country well and fight for its interests!" Walking away, he looked toward reporters and pumped his fist in the air.
When Trump launched the Section 232 steel probe in April, he said it had "nothing to do with China". So much for China working with us - but we had to give it a try!
It is unclear, though, whether that approach will be effective.
This move now is not surprising that Trump made free trade as the central topic of his campaign after he finished criticizing China, Japan and Mexico.
"It just opens the door to everyone else to do same thing, not just on steel", Reinsch said. "That would be wrong", Juncker said.
Angela Merkel the Chancellor of Germany has been critical of the view Trump holds for global trade. Otherwise, the risk of "bilateral actions" increases, Merkel said. As the meeting's first day wrapped up, leaders indicated that steel remains one of the hottest subjects of debate. At summits such as the G-20, negotiators hammer out a final statement that is supposed to distill consensus and set policy directions for the many countries and organizations that have come together.
Having slumped to an 11-run defeat in the fourth ODI, India would look to bounce back and finish the series on high note. Gayle is in the Windies playing XI for the first time since the final of the World T20 2016 in Kolkata.
Bruce Rauner's veto, ushering in higher income taxes along with a bit of fiscal certainty the state hasn't had since 2015. The state's finances remain a mess, with over $15 billion in overdue bills because of the budget standoff.
PDP MLA Javid Beg reacted sharply to Rashid's statement followed by BJP members demanding Rashid's suspension. He also read out the provisional GST registration numbers of various businesses owned by Rana and his family.
Dan is now fourth overall at 25 seconds, so there is the possibility we could have an Irishman in yellow by Sunday. I think tomorrow we could see the GC [general classification] really blown to pieces and proper gaps opening up.
In its new manifesto the CDU/CSU refers to the relationship as Germany's most important "partnership" outside Europe. Both leaders have a lot to discuss, from the issues of refugees to the counter-terrorism measures.
Forty-seven percent of the 15 oil market experts say there is more downside risk, but 40 percent say there should not be. The investment bank cited higher-than-expected production from Nigeria , Libya and a swift rebound in US shale output.
Toronto has a lot of questions heading into the 2017-18 season, and they could regret not breaking up the team in this offseason. Overall in 2016-17, Redick averaged 15.0 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 28.2 minutes over 78 games (all as a starter).
In an intractable and long-running battle, Unesco's recognition is, at least, a move in the right direction for Palestinians. At the centre of the dispute is the site known to Muslims as the Ibrahimi Mosque and to Jews as the Tomb of the Patriarchs .
Wildfire north of Breckenridge prompts evacuations
The Sheriff's Office encourages the public to comply with the evacuation order, which is in place for the safety of the public. The base of the ski resort, which includes hotels and restaurants, has not yet been evacuated.
Actress and internet star Stevie Ryan dead at 33
Ryan killed herself in her home. 'I remember waking up and one Little Loca video had like 900 hits and I was like 'Oh, my gosh. The character was obsessively fawn over men on MySpace as well as how many friends she had on the social site.
Everton hope to announce signing of Burnley defender on Monday
Keane was reportedly hopeful of a return to former club Manchester United , but they opted to sign Victor Lindelof from Benfica. The Toffees may also conduct further business with Burnley this summer after reports talks have opened over striker Andre Gray.
Barcelona star Messi weds childhood sweetheart
More than 150 journalists are also expected to cover the event, which will take place at 7pm local time. The pair already have two children together and have known each other since the age of five.