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EU concerned about 'collateral damage' from U.S.-China spat - commissioner

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By Dominique PattonSHANGHAI (Reuters) - Europe is concerned about collateral damage it may suffer from America's escalating trade spat with China, an EU official said as he criticised Washington for breaking a years-long push to force Beijing to cut steel and aluminium exports.The comments come after Washington imposed hefty tariffs on steel and aluminium imports in March amid a worldwide glut of both metals that is largely blamed on excess production in China.The administration has since granted temporary exemptions to some countries as well as the European Union, but the bloc has demanded a ...

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 16:11 IST