Flags of the European Union member states hang inside the Council of the European Union's Lex building in Brussels.
Flags of the European Union member states hang inside the Council of the European Union's Lex building in Brussels. - 
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The trade talks will be held in Washington on Wednesday. Last year, a dispute between the two parties erupted over cars  — the Trump administration demanded that the Europeans cut their 10 percent import tariff on American vehicles. In July, a trans-Atlantic truce was reached. But the dispute has since widened beyond cars, and that could bring big problems.

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