EU agrees with Japan to authorize a quota of steel imports without customs payments

U.S announced on Monday an agreement with Japan to authorize a fee steel imports japanese duty-free customsallowing a partial resolution of a dispute inherited from the presidency of donald trump.

“This agreement will reinforce the steel industry American and will ensure that your workforce remain competitive, offering a better access to steel less costly and resolving greater friction between U.S Y Japanone of our most important allies,” said Secretary of Commerce, Gina Raimondoit’s a statement.

The agreement, however, does not concern Japanese aluminum, which will continue to be subject to punitive customs duties.

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