U.S., UK to Announce Plans for Formal Talks on Metals Tariffs on Wednesday -Sources



David Lawder and Andrea Shalal | Reuters

WASHINGTON, Jan 18 (Reuters) – The United States and Britain are expected to announce plans on Wednesday to launch formal talks aimed at resolving a long-running trade dispute over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, two people familiar with the plans said.

The announcement will come as part of a virtual meeting on the metals tariffs between U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo and UK Secretary of State for International Trade Anne-Marie Trevelyan, the sources told Reuters.

The two sides are not expected to announce a specific timeline for the talks nor a specific deadline for reaching an agreement, added one of the sources.

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