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U.S. House Speaker Ryan criticizes Trump tariff plan

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(Reuters) - said on Thursday the should initiate "surgical" actions against to stop it from and aluminum instead of Donald Trump's broader tariff plan.

Noting that the should focus on China's metals sales that are "trans-shipped" through other countries at unfair prices, Ryan said: "I really think the best policy is to be surgical and specific."

Speaking to employees of in Atlanta, Ryan, a Republican, added: "I'm just not a fan of broad-based, across-the-board tariffs because I think you'll have a lot of unintended consequences. You'll have a lot of collateral damage."

(Reporting by Richard Cowan; Editing by Peter Cooney)

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 08:43 IST