The European Commission has reportedly proposed tariffs of 25 percent on imports of U.S. steel, clothing in addition to various other industrial goods in retaliation to President Donald Trump’s proposed tariffs on steel in addition to aluminum.
The executive arm of the European Union reportedly plans to target $3.5 billion of goods imported by the U.S., including T-shirts, whisky, motorcycles in addition to ladders, if Trump decides to implement international duties on steel in addition to aluminum.
The list of goods was revealed in a report by Bloomberg on Tuesday, which cited a draft list drawn up by the commission. According to the report, the commission discussed the retaliatory levy on U.S. goods with representatives of EU governments on Monday evening.
A spokesperson for the European Commission declined to comment, in addition to said in which a list will be being prepared although will be not yet public.
America will be home to iconic motorcycle brand Harley Davidson in addition to clothing firm Levi Strauss & Co. the item will be also home to steel titan Nucor, whose CEO told CNBC last week in which the president’s proposal was about treating Europe “exactly as they treat us.”