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Donald Trump demands end to 'unfair' trade after G7 summit

He said he had suggested to the other G7 leaders that all trade barriers, including tariffs and subsidies, be eliminated

Reuters  |  LA Malbaie, Quebec 

US President Donald Trump told Group of Seven leaders that the United States wanted a quick end to trade practices that he says have led to an exodus of American companies and jobs to other countries. Trump, who angered his G7 partners last week with tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada, the European Union and Mexico as part of his "America First" agenda, vowed to hold firm until U.S. goods had "fair" access to markets. "The United States has been taken advantage of for decades and decades," Trump said at a press conference on the second ...

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 23:39 IST