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U.S. ponders steel tariffs and retaliation risk

Kimberly Adams Jun 14, 2017
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U.S. ponders steel tariffs and retaliation risk

Kimberly Adams Jun 14, 2017
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President Trump has made much of his plans to boost American steel, and there’s an investigation underway at the Department of Commerce to determine if the steel industry should be deemed crucial to our national security. That would pave the way for more import protections, but could also open the door to a trade war.

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