US, EU can still talk trade after tariffs, says US envoy
Updated : May 30, 2018 04:46 PM IST
EU leaders agreed earlier in May to open discussions about market access for US products, but only if Washington grants the EU a permanent exemption from tariffs.
The 28-member bloc shelved talks towards an ambitious EU-US trade deal known as TTIP after Donald Trump's presidential election victory in 2016.
The US Commerce Secretary also denied claims that tariffs would harm US steel-consuming industries.
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