European Union tariffs on U.S. products have gone into force

European Union tariffs on U.S. products have gone into force

It was the first time he had threatened to impose a specific level of tariffs on automobiles from Europe.

The European Union on Friday is to slap tariffs on $US3.4 billion in American products, from whiskey and motorcycles to peanuts and cranberries.

He pledged to impose tariffs on imports from countries that Trump said had exploited the United States.

Trump has also started a trade fight with China over Beijing's sharp-elbowed efforts to overtake USA technological dominance. BMW is one of South Carolina's largest employers, with more than 9,000 workers in the state. Several weeks ago, he ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to launch what's known as a "232" investigation.

Trump imposed tariffs of 25 per cent on European Union steel and 10 per cent on aluminum on June 1.

Trump had directed the Commerce Deparment to launch an investigation into imported autos in May, similar to the procedure that led to the steel and aluminum tariffs.

The bloc has also filed a formal complaint at the World Trade Organization. "In fact, it goes against all logic and history".

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"The trade that we believe in is built on rules, trust and reliable partnership", President Jean-Claude Juncker said in a speech in Dublin last night.

International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde warned on Thursday that the trade war, as well as Brexit, were the key risks to the eurozone economy.

"We do not want to be in this position", EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said in a statement, adding that the "unilateral and unjustified" U.S. decision had left the EU with no choice.

The new tariffs target a wide range of American products, but the E.U.'s list includes a number of products chosen specifically to exact a political price from Trump and his supporters.

"Changes in trade policy could cause us to have to question the outlook", Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said during a panel discussion at a European Central Bank conference in Sintra, Portugal. "What's more, these products will have a strong symbolic impact". And bourbon is a big product of Kentucky, where the Senate majority leader, Republican Mitch McConnell, is from. Also on the list are cranberries, which often come from the home state of House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.), and orange juice, produced in the key swing state of Florida.

The equivalent value of €2.8 billion worth of United States goods that will be hit by import duties charged by the EU.

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