The United States and the European Union are reportedly mulling over the possibility of imposing tariffs on Chinese steel. Photo: EPA-EFE
The United States and the European Union are reportedly mulling over the possibility of imposing tariffs on Chinese steel. Photo: EPA-EFE
China trade

Climate-based tariffs by US, EU on Chinese steel and aluminium would ‘set a concerning precedent for China’

  • Biggest takeaway from the reported discussions is that ‘trade policy and climate policy are growing increasingly intertwined’, analyst says
  • But it’s unclear whether the European Union will get behind the idea reportedly pitched by the Biden administration, as relationship with China could be affected

The United States and the European Union are reportedly mulling over the possibility of imposing tariffs on Chinese steel. Photo: EPA-EFE
The United States and the European Union are reportedly mulling over the possibility of imposing tariffs on Chinese steel. Photo: EPA-EFE
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