US unafraid of trade war after G-20 meet, Government & Economy – THE BUSINESS TIMES

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US unafraid of trade war after G-20 meet Wed, Mar 21, 2018 – 6:04 AM
[BUENOS AIRES] The United States is not seeking a trade war over tariffs but does not fear one, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday after a meeting of G-20 finance ministers.
A trade war “is not our goal, but we are not afraid of it,” Mr Mnuchin said at the end of the two-day meeting in Buenos Aires aimed at averting a crisis sparked by looming US tariffs on steel and aluminium.
“We have to be prepared to act i…

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