United States - Q&A - Excerpts from the daily press briefing (9 March 2018)

Q – When Mr. Le Drian said he wants “reprisals” against the American decision to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, what does he mean exactly? The same thing as the European Commission?

A - France regrets the U.S. decision to adopt measures imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.

Within the European Union, trade policy is a common policy. France supports the European Commission’s strategy.