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Trump's trade policies jeopardise jobs and prosperity - German minister

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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. He exempted Canada and Mexico, however, and held out the possibility of excluding other allies."Trump's policies are putting the order of a free global economy at risk," Zypries told Reuters in an ...

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First Published: Sun, March 11 2018. 16:47 IST