EU makes good on threat to tax $3.2B in U.S. exports UPI via Breitbart ^ | 22 Jun 2018 

EU makes good on threat to tax $3.2B in U.S. exports
UPI via Breitbart ^ | 22 Jun 2018 

Posted on 6/22/2018, 9:34:43 AM by GonzoII

June 22 (UPI) — The European Union followed through Friday with new tariffs on more than $3 billion worth of imports from the United States, a response to steel and aluminum taxes set by President Donald Trump.

The 28-member bloc imposed a 25 percent tariff on about 200 American products, including steel, aluminum, corn, rice, orange juice, cigarettes, peanuts, cigars, T-shirts, cosmetics and clothing. A 10 percent tariff was also slapped on U.S.-made playing cards.

A 50 percent duty was leveraged on other select items like dishwashing machines, certain seagoing vessels and umbrellas.

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