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Tariffs and trade: not that simple

13 March 2018

5:47 PM

13 March 2018

5:47 PM

The attention attracted by US import duties is important on many dimensions.

Alan Kohler, in the process of suggesting that Trump might be deliberately trying to start a trade war, pointed out that the policy communication came at a press conference, following talks with steel executives.  Right at the end of the press conference, the President unexpectedly announced, “Twenty-five per cent for steel.

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