Steel: EU tit-for-tat measures against the U.S. enter into effect
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    Steel: EU tit-for-tat measures against the U.S. enter into effect

    Retaliatory measures taken by the European Union (EU) against certain U.S. products in response to Washington’s taxes on steel and aluminium became effective today, Friday, at 00:00 hours Brussels Time (22 :00 GMT on Thursday) The measures target goods such as jeans, bourbon and motorcycles.

    The list of U.S. goods that will now be hit by higher taxes – generally 25% higher – in EU countries was published on Thursday in the EU’s official gazette, for implementation on the following day, Friday.

    Oscar Schneider
    The Brussels Times