"We look forward to continued negotiations, both with Canada and Mexico on the one hand, and with the European Commission on the other hand, because there are other issues that we also need to get resolved", he said.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker received the news of President Trump's decision to impose steel and aluminium tariffs on EU exports during a speech about the future of Europe and reacted by promising a trade war. The EU, Canada, Mexico and a number of other countries, however were temporarily exempted from the harsh tariffs for a month. U.S. Steel climbed 3%. "We are getting ready to put in place safeguards, rebalancing measures because we won't let unjustifiable and unjustified measures go unanswered".
United Kingdom business lobby group the CBI also called the tariffs "deeply concerning" while calling on the parties to be cautious, given the potential costs of a trade war.
A stiff tariff on auto imports might also seem to fulfil other objectives of American trade hawks.
On May 23rd, days before a scheduled meeting with the European Union and Japan on a joint trade strategy and in the middle of talks to revamp the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA), it began an investigation into whether vehicle imports are a threat to America's national security.
The Mexican peso dropped about 1 percent and the Canadian dollar shed about 0.6 percent.
Mr Trump has the authority to lift the tariffs or alter them at any time, he added. "Nothing", French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday. Shares of BMW (BMWG.DE), Daimler (DAIGn.DE) and Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) fell.
"That Canada could be considered a national-security threat to the United States is inconceivable", said Trudeau, adding that the people of the US are not Canada's target, and that the federal government would far prefer that its hand not be forced.
Canadian and Mexican officials also threatened retaliatory responses but have as yet not indicated which USA products they will target. The EU would respond with "all necessary measures" if the United States imposed them.
The statement reiterated Mexico's openness to constructive dialogue with the United States, its support of worldwide trade and its disapproval of unilateral protectionist measures.
Even some members of Trump's own political party criticized how he was treating USA allies.
"Now is not the time for any disproportionate escalation, and we urge the European Union to consider this when initiating its response", he added.
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