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Despite Exemption, EU Pushes Back Against US Steel Duty

Law360 (April 16, 2018, 2:34 PM EDT) -- The European Union on Monday cast doubt on the Trump administration's national security rationale for its tariff on imported steel and demanded compensation at the World Trade Organization, even though Brussels is one of a handful of U.S. allies given a reprieve from the levy.

President Donald Trump inked the 25 percent tariff on steel and a 10 percent duty on aluminum last month, claiming that the imports were threatening U.S. national security. But it also gave a temporary exemption to the EU and other governments...
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