Import Duties: USA

Department for International Trade written question – answered on 22nd March 2018.

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Photo of Barry Gardiner Barry Gardiner Shadow Minister (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Energy and Climate Change), Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, whether he has received legal advice on effectiveness of bringing a case to the World Trade Organisation on the introduction of steel and aluminium tariffs by the US administration.

Photo of Greg Hands Greg Hands The Minister of State, Department for International Trade

Whilst we remain a Member State the EU is responsible for initiating and defending trade disputes on the UK’s behalf.

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