Turkey Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods

Newsy Studio - Thursday, 21 June 2018
Turkey announced it's imposing retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports.

Turkey Announces Retaliatory Tariffs on US Goods

Turkey announced Thursday it's imposing retaliatory tariffs worth $267 million on U.S. goods.

The tariffs are in response to the Trump administration imposing tariffs on  steel and aluminum  in March.

According to CNN , Turkey's targeting U.S. imports such as coal, paper, walnuts, tobacco, rice, whiskey and cars.  SEE MORE: The Anatomy Of A Trade War Turkey's economy minister said the country tried to negotiate with the U.S. but that talks failed.  The retaliatory tariffs come on the heels of the European Union's announcement Wednesday that it will slap billions of  dollars in tariffs  on U.S. goods beginning Friday.

Additional reporting from  Newsy affiliate CNN .

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