The EU is to react in the same way as Germany on a possible escalation of the trade dispute by the US. "The European Union will keep their word, as long as the USA do that too," said a spokesman for the EU Commission in Brussels on Monday to journalists. The EU had an interest to improve trade relations with the United States. The EU-Commission duties to respond in the case of a Criminal but "quickly and appropriately", said a spokesman for Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Monday. The EU hope but for the time being on a "positive" course of the trade talks with Washington.
The Federal government is looking for a solution at the negotiating table. "From our perspective, the right way," said government spokesman Steffen Seibert on Monday in Berlin. He referred to ongoing discussions with the EU Commission with the United States trade.
imports as a threat
Seibert said that the German government before the contents of the investigation by the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Americans should impose such duties, and that this will be in the EU very carefully analyzed. Generally speaking, barriers to trade have economies with negative consequences for the people.
on Monday night, the deadline was expired, up to the the US Department of Commerce had to give his assessment of the car imports from Europe. The Ministry handed over its recommendations to US President Donald Trump. According to AFP information, the Ministry classified the imports as a threat to the national security of the United States. The basis for the imposition of punitive tariffs placed on cars from Europe.More about
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order must Trump will decide in the next 90 days. He threatened for months with spreads on European cars. In July, he had talks with Juncker on a possible agreement to industrial goods and the elimination of trade barriers agreed. (Reuters,AFP,dpa)