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Trump plans to offer Canada, Mexico 30-day tariff exemption - official

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By Steve HollandWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump plans to offer Canada and Mexico a 30-day exemption from planned tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, which could be extended based on progress in NAFTA talks, a White House official said on Wednesday night.The move, first reported by the Washington Post, followed comments earlier in the day by a White House spokeswoman that the impending tariffs could exclude Canada, Mexico and a clutch of other countries "based on national security."Trump was expected to sign a presidential proclamation to establish the tariffs during a ...

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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 08:35 IST