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Trump's tariffs jeopardise jobs and prosperity - Germany

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By Michael NienaberBERLIN (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminium imports will cost jobs and growth, German Economy Minister Brigitte Zypries told Reuters on Sunday, adding that Europe and other free traders should not let themselves be divided.Trump set import tariffs on Thursday of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent on aluminium, to come into force in 15 days, stoking fears of a tit-for-tat trade war that could drive up prices and depress growth around the globe.The European Union responded by saying it would ask the World Trade Organization to impose its ...

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 18:33 IST