US reaches deal with Canada, Mexico to lift aluminium, steel Tariffs - [color=red]UPDATED[/color]
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  • 21:30 17 May 2019

US reaches deal with Canada, Mexico to lift aluminium, steel Tariffs - UPDATED

Trump has agreed to lift tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada and Mexico in 48 hours in exchange for both countries preventing Chinese steel from entering the US through their territory, ONA reports citing Sputniknews.

According to Trudeau's spokesperson, Cameron Ahmad, the two politicians discussed over the telephone the issue of US tariffs on steel and aluminium products.

"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just spoke with President Donald Trump about section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium and Canada's retaliatory tariffs", Ahmad said via Twitter.

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Earlier in the day, Trump has his administration 180 days to reach new deals with the European Union and Japan, thus, delaying his plan to implement 25 per cent tariffs on car and auto part imports, ONA reports citing Sputniknews.

According to Trudeau's spokesperson, Cameron Ahmad, the two politicians discussed over the telephone the issue of US tariffs on steel and aluminium products.

"Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just spoke with President Donald Trump about section 232 tariffs on steel and aluminium and Canada's retaliatory tariffs", Ahmad said via Twitter.

Since his election in 2016, US President Donald Trump has been calling on the signatories to renegotiate NAFTA for a more advantageous agreement.

Faig Mahmudov

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