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International Monetary Fund opposes President Trump's import duty plan on steel, aluminum

06 March 2018

Ryan's office on Monday morning released a statement saying the speaker is anxious the tariffs will cause a trade war and advising the White House against moving forward.

That allowed the World Trade Organization to ultimately rule the USA broke trade deals and could face sanctions.

"I don't like using the word trade war, but I can't see how this isn't part of warlike behavior", Juncker told German media.

The move is expected to negatively impact the supply of two European auto manufacturers, including Volkswagen and BMW, which are further exported by U.S. raking in millions worldwide.

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It also follows recent United States trade attacks on other major Canadian sectors including forestry and aircraft manufacturing.

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The official explained that there would be virtually no increase in cost of cars in the country as a result of the new aluminum tariffs.

On Thursday, Trump shocked the world - and many of his top advisers - with an off-the-cuff announcement that the United States would impose a tariff of 25 per cent on steel imports and 10 per cent on aluminium imports.

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But Trump shot back not long afterward, telling reporters in the Oval Office that he was not going to back down on tariffs.

He has been particularly vocal in criticizing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which the US, Canada and Mexico are now renegotiating.

Similarly, all the other products, the total amount of tariffs we're putting on is about Dollars 9 billion in a year. They said that Russian Federation and others with influence over the Syrian government must act to cease their campaign of violence and to protect civilians. Economists have warned the tariffs could put and industries at risk.

A Japanese government official told VOA that Tokyo "has explained several times to the US government our concerns", but declined to comment further on any ongoing discussions with Washington.

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The Global Times, an English-language Chinese newspaper under the Communist Party's People's Daily, published an op-ed Saturday titled "Trump Building 21st Century Economic Great Wall".

International Monetary Fund opposes President Trump's import duty plan on steel, aluminum