: "The Latino business community - and you folks are good business-people, I know that. I know that for a fact. I've had to compete against you for a long time. In fact I said, 'I want to get out of that. I want to be president. It's easier."
Trump wants to sign presidential proclamation on steel and aluminum tariffs tomorrow - senior admin officials
Airbus to axe 3,700 jobs in Europe: union
Russia will begin the delivery of T-90S MBT to Egypt next year within a contract that includes 400 tank from this type with the establishment of a local assembly line .
US stocks fall on Cohn exit from White House; Dow -1.1%
We need a clear signal in the trade dispute with the U.S. Trump has to play by the rules, said EU parliament's trade chief Bernd Lange. Peanutbutter is among the EU's weapons of choice
US trade deficit hits nine-year high on falling exports
Tusk: "President Trump said: 'trade wars are good and easy to win'. But the truth is trade wars are bad and easy to lose. EU's goal is to keep world trade alive and if necessary to protect European by proportionate responses"
Peanut butter, orange juice, bourbon on anti-Trump tariff list: EU
Even if it doesn't feel that way at the moment @MalmstromEU insists: "US still our friend and ally". Also sees problem of overcapacity in steel sector. "Willing to discuss this"
Brussels plans a three-pronged approach, explains @MalmstromEU: taking case to the WTO, safeguard measures on steel/aluminum and safeguard measures on other US products to "rebalance" the trade relationship
EU commission still hoping "that US tariffs [on steel and aluminum] can be avoided", says commissioner @MalmstromEU. But EU stuck in dilemma: doesn't want to escalate situation which might lead to trade war but "can't remain silent"
on UK response to President Trump's proposal of imposing steel and aluminium tariffs: we have expressed disappointment, but currently, the EU is in charge of trade defence policy
How can such a small import of European steel be a security threat? @MalmstromEU asks, asserting @realDonaldTrump is going to have a lot of trouble proving that point at the WTO, where the EU has every intention of hauling his administration to explain.
6 month ago
We'll soon learn exactly what products are on the list of potential tariff targets, but @MalmstromEU confirms some bourbon is on it, along with peanut butter and cranberries (no.). Declines to describe some items as @GeorgiGotev does: "redneck" products
seems puzzled by @realDonaldTrump's latest threats, against cars, because she says just 2 million cars are produced in the US by European companies, which provide American jobs. She says Trump's opinion is "not based on fact."
The EU says Trump steel tariff is protectionism in disguise, not a valid security measure. @MalmstromEU says therefore EU can respond immediately, but as long as the US measures have not been taken, Brussels hopes a trade war can be averted
6 month ago
"Can't see how allies like the EU threaten US national security", says EU's @MalmstromEU, responding to threatened tariffs on steel and aluminum while announcing possible countermeasures
EU Trade Commissioner @MalmstromEU says @realDonaldTrump's explanation that SteelTariffs are necessary for "national security reasons" is inconceivable and "deeply unjust." EU is preparing to strike back through WTO in the long term and other measures in the short term
The European Assn of Motorcycle Manufacturers has urged @MalmstromEU not to retaliate vs US steel tariff threat, saying "an increase of customs duties on American exports of motorcycles would clearly be damaging to the American companies but also to European economies and jobs."
Germany and EU are threatening tit-for-tat import tariffs to retaliate against @realDonaldTrump's plan to impose a 25-percent duty on EU steel. The EU is aiming to tax Harley Davidsons and Bourbon whisky
IMF's Lagarde says nobody wins in a trade war
Ukraine begins search for Gazprom's assets in Europe in preparation for the collection of the Russian company's debt to Naftogaz
6 month ago
National Assembly of Venezuela declares null the emission of the Petro
: "The @WhiteHouse has tremendous energy. It has tremendous spirit. It is a great place to be workingBelieve me, everybody wants to work in the White House."
"It was a pity that strategic negotiations ended" between US and EU, adds @SwedishPM
@SwedishPM says he understands @POTUS view, but for his small export dependent country "open and free trade" is critical
If US can do a revised NAFTA deal with Canada and Mexico then no need for tariffs on them, declares @POTUS
Asked about the tariffs @POTUS replies: "I don't blame the countries, I blame our leadership for allowing it (trade imbalance) to happen."=
6 month ago
"I am convinced that tariffs will hurt us all," says Swedish PM Löfven during the joint conference with President Trump
Seven EU countries face unprecedented criticism from Brussels for "aggressive" tax policies that undercut other member states
PM @HaiderAlAbadi: The @IraqiGovt is implementing measures to encourage foreign investors and international companies to come to Iraq and do business here, including making it easier to obtain entry visas
President Poroshenko has approved sanctions against four banks with Russian capital
: The new Fake News narrative is that there is CHAOS in the White House. Wrong. People will always come and go, and I want strong dialogue before making a final decision. I still have some people that I want to change (always seeking perfection). There is no Chaos, only great Energy.
Japan urges U.S. to shun steel tariffs but makes no threats
EU will respond to US trade war threats in a "firm and proportionate" manner, says EU spokesman
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