The EU is to continue countermeasures against the United States because of the duty on steel and aluminium, the source said

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Kondratuka in photomonteur. Archival photoThe EU is to continue countermeasures against the United States because of the duty on steel and aluminium, the source said© RIA Novosti / Alexander Kondratuka the image Bank

The EU, despite the agreement on trade reached at the meeting of the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker with the President of the United States Donald trump in Washington, will save your countermeasures don’t work new US tariff on import of steel and aluminum products from the EU, said the EU source familiar with the matter.

«Yet will apply tariffs on steel and aluminium (from the USA — ed.), our countermeasures will be applied», — he said.

During the meeting in Washington, Traps and Juncker agreed to work towards zero tariffs, zero tariff barriers and zero subsidies on non-automotive industrial products. Brussels and Washington also plan to work to reduce barriers and expand trade in services, chemical, pharmaceutical and medical products, as well as soy beans. In addition, Juncker said that the EU is ready to invest in construction of new LNG receiving terminals, mainly from the United States, if the prices are competitive.

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