Trump, EU trade deal averts trade war, tariffs

Trump says ‘drop all tariffs’ with European Union — hours after tweeting ‘tariffs are the greatest’

Trump says ‘drop all tariffs’ with European Union — hours after tweeting ‘tariffs are the greatest’

Officials said the direct payments could help producers of soybeans, which have been hit hard by the Trump tariffs, along with sorghum, corn, wheat, cotton, dairy and farmers raising hogs.

Vehicle tariffs would be particularly painful for Germany, where the industry is huge and has always been the symbol of post-war wealth. "No man is an island here when it comes to the business of seafood", said Brent Paine, executive director of United Cather Boats, which represents fishing vessel owners in Pacific Coast states. "This was a big day for free and fair trade!"

Trump said the US and European Union had also agreed to work together to reform the World Trade Organization to address some of his complaints about China, as well as the behavior of state-owned enterprises, and steel overcapacity.

While the US president can claim his aggressive approach is working, consumers, farmers and businesses are feeling the pain from the retaliatory measures imposed to counter the raft of USA tariffs on steel, aluminum and tens of billions of dollars in products from China put in place in recent weeks.

Among US products President Donald Trump will showcase is the Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter at the White House lawn on July 23, 2018. Either a country which has treated the United States unfairly on trade negotiates a fair deal, or it gets hit with tariffs.

Juncker came to Washington for a last-ditch bid to avoid USA tariffs on cars. Trump has also recently complained about what he views as unfair trade practices from India, suggesting he could soon turn his attention to the world's second most-populous country.

Trump was accompanied on his Midwest trip by Ivanka Trump, his daughter and senior adviser, who said the president planned to sign legislation next week to reauthorize a program that provides money for job training and related programs for students.

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But according to the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue, the White House doesn't anticipate any additional aid packages for other sectors, like the auto or retail sectors, affected by the trade disputes. "Negotiations are going really well, be cool". "End result is, it's going to cost the consumer more".

There are growing signs, though, that Trump is cognizant of the GOP trade criticism and taking steps to try to quell a mutiny.

Trump has threatened to place more punitive taxes on up to $500 billion in products imported from China, a move that would dramatically ratchet up the stakes in the trade dispute involving the globe's two biggest economies. House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin said lawmakers are making the case to Trump that tariffs are "not the way to go". "We will hold off on further tariffs, and reevaluate existing tariffs on steel and aluminum".

China is the biggest buyer of USA soybeans, importing more than $12.4 billion worth of the oil seed in 2017, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics.

Critics said Trump's aggressive approach makes it tough for other countries to offer concessions, lest they be seen by their own people as caving in to bullying.

This article was written by Damian Paletta, a reporter for The Washington Post.

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