Top US business group assails Trump's handling of trade dispute

President Trump’s approach to trade has alarmed world leaders and members of the U.S. business community

European Union officials are claiming President Trump's new tariffs on auto imports could cost the USA economy up to $14 billion. By disrupting supply chains, eroding business confidence and heightening uncertainty, a trade war, they say, could "push the economy toward full-blown recession" and jeopardize America's economic expansion - the second-longest on record.

On Monday, Trump said the World Trade Organization has treated the U.S.

US Chamber president Thomas Donohue said: "Tariffs are simply taxes that raise prices for everyone".

Moog isn't the only USA business facing problems because of Trump's trade tariffs.

Asian markets tumbled on Tuesday as back-and-forth exchanges over possible higher US tariffs for the auto sector deepened concerns that a trade war is brewing. In Japan, a central bank survey showed the corporate outlook has worsened from three months ago, highlighting risks to its export-reliant economy from trade tensions.

He said, "They send a Mercedes in, we can't send our cars in".

Assuming counter-measures along the lines of those taken in response to existing USA import tariffs on steel and aluminium, up to US$294 billion of U.S. exports - 19% of overall United States exports - could be affected, the submission said.

Those tariffs kicked in on Sunday.

In May, Mr. Trump ordered an inquiry into the possibility of imposing tariffs on vehicle imports.

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The study further suggests that the cost to U.S.jobs from the import duties would be at least 195,000 jobs. The EU has targeted $3.2 billion in American goods exported to the 28-member bloc, including bourbon and Harley Davidson HOG.N motorcycles.

About $2.3 billion of MI exports could be subject to retaliatory tariffs by China, Mexico, Canada and the European Union, according to a new analysis conducted by the United States Chamber of Commerce.

And he is pressuring Canada and Mexico to agree to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement to shift more auto production to the United States and encourage companies to move investment from Mexico to the United States.

U.S-CHINA TARIFFS: The U.S.is set to impose a 25 percent tariff on up to $50 billion of Chinese products starting this Friday.

The report assesses the immediate damage to the USA economy at $13 billion to $14 billion, with much larger indirect costs from retaliatory measures by the United States' trading partners.

The EU responded to the steel and aluminium tariffs with "rebalancing measures" that hit around 2.8 billion euros (£2.5 billion) of American-made products.

According to the Financial Times, European leaders are getting more convinced that President Donald Trump will put new tariffs on European cars.

The EU has been engaged in a dispute with the United States over the steel and aluminium tariffs, which were introduced on June 1. It calculated that a 25 percent tariff would have a negative impact of $13 to $14 billion on the US gross domestic product initially.

Wisconsin: In total, $1 billion of state exports are threatened by retaliatory tariffs.

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