The US has initiated punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, part of an escalating trade war with China. Pictured: Dongbei Special Steel’s mill in Dalian, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters

US and South Korea ‘very close’ to trade deal as Donald Trump’s metals tariffs begin, mainly aimed at China 

‘We're going to have a wonderful deal with a wonderful ally,’ the US president said. ‘It was a deal that was causing a lot of problems for our country’

Topic |   US-China trade war

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The US has initiated punitive tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, part of an escalating trade war with China. Pictured: Dongbei Special Steel’s mill in Dalian, Liaoning province. Photo: Reuters
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