U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs could draw swift retaliation

Scott Tong Mar 1, 2018
Share Now on:
HTML EMBED:
COPY

U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs could draw swift retaliation

Scott Tong Mar 1, 2018
Share Now on:
HTML EMBED:
COPY

With the president’s announcement of new aluminum and steel tariffs, the question is whether the U.S. is declaring a trade war. To be sure, we’re still waiting for the specifics, but it’s reported the president does not want to exempt any country – whether they’re an ally or not. So how might they respond or retaliate? We’ve learned from past history that a whole lot of U.S. sectors could very well be in the cross-hairs.

Click the audio player above to hear the full story. 

If you’re a member of your local public radio station, we thank you — because your support helps those stations keep programs like Marketplace on the air.  But for Marketplace to continue to grow, we need additional investment from those who care most about what we do: superfans like you.

Your donation — as little as $5 — helps us create more content that matters to you and your community, and to reach more people where they are – whether that’s radio, podcasts or online.

When you contribute directly to Marketplace, you become a partner in that mission: someone who understands that when we all get smarter, everybody wins.

We’re here for you.

As COVID-19 reshapes our economy, our newsletter will help you unpack the news from the day.