Tit-for-tat row sees Trump threaten increased taxes on European cars

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"We will not sit idly when European industry and jobs are threatened", Juncker said on the sidelines of a conference in Hamburg, Germany.

The US is the largest export market for EU cars - making up 25% of the €192bn (£171bn; $237bn) worth of motor vehicles the bloc exported in 2016 (China was second with 16%).

The simple truth is there is no justification - real or imagined - for applying the duties to Canada (or Mexico). "As soon as he exempts one country, his phone starts ringing with the heads of state of other countries".

London-based Rio Tinto, which ships more than 1.4 million metric tons of aluminum to the U.S. annually from Canada, said it will continue to lobby Washington for an exemption given the highly integrated Canada-U.S. market for autos and other manufactured goods. "We don't see this as a situation where, like in a zero-sum game, one party loses because another party wins".

Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union", White House trade adviser Peter Navarro said there would be no country exclusions on the steel and aluminum tariffs President Donald Trump was planning to implement.

Russia and Syria are responsible for the "heart-breaking human suffering" in the Syrian rebel-held enclave of Eastern Ghouta, Mr Trump and Mrs May said. The list includes American steel and agricultural products such as rice, maize, orange juice and cranberries.

"The prime minister raised our deep concern at the president's forthcoming announcement on steel and aluminum tariffs", a Downing Street spokesman said. But the higher prices would also squeeze the companies that use the materials and potentially the consumers who buy the finished goods.

Justin Trudeau told reporters in Ontario he was "confident we're going to continue to be able to defend Canadian industry".

Almost 15% of the UK's high-value steel products - about £360m - are exported to the US annually, he added. Trump will come to learn the same thing, and we hope it is sooner, not later.

"We believe vital trading partners, including Canada, should be exempt from any tariff on aluminum", Alcoa said.

British Prime Minister Theresa May expressed her "deep concern" with Donald Trump over the US president's plans to impose trade tariffs, her office said Sunday.

White House officials said Trump himself did not stop by the meeting with Liu as he sometimes does when senior foreign dignitaries, including Chinese officials, are visiting. She called the Trump action "one-sided protectionist measures, which hurt, not just jobs, but the whole system of rules that makes our global economy work".

In January, he had already announced tariffs on solar panels and washing machines. If the levies only apply to raw materials, the effect on Apple would be minute, since the company produces only a small portion of its Macs in the U.S., according to Loup Ventures analyst Gene Munster. Alcoa Corp. said last week that the best way to address the issue is via the World Trade Organization.

What happens with beer, will happen with trucks and farm equipment and everything else made with metal.

"The decision obviously is his, but as of the moment as far as I know he's talking about a fairly broad brush".

Senator Orrin Hatch said American citizens would be made to pay.

But the rhetoric ramped up as Mr Trump tweeted, "Trade wars are good".

John Fulton, PhD, an associate professor at The Ohio State University in the Department of food, agricultural and biological engineering's College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, also presented information about his research in agriculture precision improvement in the area of input management within agriculture during the annual forum.

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