Argentina Starts Talks With US Regarding Steel, Aluminum Tariffs - Foreign Ministry
BUENOS AIRES (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 03rd December, 2019) Argentina has started negotiations with the United States to get more details on US President Donald Trump's Monday decision to restore tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Argentina and Brazil, a spokesperson of the Argentine Foreign Ministry said.
On Monday, Trump announced on Twitter that "Brazil and Argentina have been presiding over a massive devaluation of their currencies" and therefore "effective immediately" he was going to restore the tariffs on all steel and aluminum that is shipped into the United States from the two countries.
A spokesperson of the Argentine Foreign Ministry said, as quoted by iProfesional on Monday, that US-Argentina negotiations on the issue have already been initiated "at different levels, to see how the issue can be addressed.
According to the spokesperson, Argentine Foreign Minister Jorge Faurie has already held phone talks with US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, on the issue of steel and aluminum tariffs.