EU prepared to respond to possible Trump auto tariffs



Tal Axelrod | The Hill

The European Union’s (EU) top trade representative on Friday said the bloc is ready to hit back if President Trump decides to slap tariffs on cars and car parts.

EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said member nations’ trade representatives had discussed the body’s trade relationship with Washington at an informal meeting in Bucharest, according to the Associated Press.

Malmstrom said there were concerns regarding “certain aspects of the trade policy being pursued by the current U.S. administration,” but that “there is full support” behind an effort to implement “rebalancing measures” if Trump implements the tariffs.

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