EU 'will stand up to trade bullies'
The EU's trade commissioner has said the bloc "will stand up to the bullies" over protectionism as tensions continue over US tariffs on imported steel and aluminium imposed by President Trump. Cecilia Malmström was speaking at a conference in Brussels, following discussions at the weekend with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Those talks are to resume this week. Ms Malmström said protectionism was being "used as a weapon to threaten and intimidate us". The EU says that its exports should be excluded from the measures. Mr Trump's announcement of import ...