China, the world’s single biggest producer of both steel and aluminium, has long been accused of pumping cheap – and often subsidised – metal products into global markets. Photo: AP
China, the world’s single biggest producer of both steel and aluminium, has long been accused of pumping cheap – and often subsidised – metal products into global markets. Photo: AP

US-EU press on with plan to tackle ‘dirty’ Chinese steel flooding markets

  • Senior US trade officials have doubled down on criticism of excess steel from China as the phase one deal nears expiry
  • US will begin negotiations with the EU to create ‘world’s first carbon-based sectoral agreement’ on steel and aluminium

Topic |   US-China trade war
China, the world’s single biggest producer of both steel and aluminium, has long been accused of pumping cheap – and often subsidised – metal products into global markets. Photo: AP
China, the world’s single biggest producer of both steel and aluminium, has long been accused of pumping cheap – and often subsidised – metal products into global markets. Photo: AP
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