BRUSSELS (CBSMiami/AP) — Top trade officials with the European Union say the bloc is preparing retaliatory measures if the United States imposes steel tariffs on imports.READ MORE: Miami Beach City Commission Unanimously Approves Dedicating Baseball Field After Surfside Condo Collapse Victim Manny LaFont
EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstroem said the bloc was “making preparations” to retaliate in the event the U.S. introduces new tariffs.READ MORE: Parkland Parent Max Schachter Donates $25,000 To Marjory Stoneman Douglas Orchestra To ‘Keep Alex's Memory Alive’
Malmstroem said Monday that the EU would study any action by Washington to see whether the move complies with the rules of the World Trade Association, the body that oversees global trade.
She added that the indications are that the EU “would be unjustifiably hit.”MORE NEWS: Araújo, Martínez Help Atlanta United Beat Inter Miami 2-1
One reason why Donald Trump became president was his promise to revive American steel. That helped him win states like Pennsylvania.