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Trump orders probe into cheap steel imports, raises prospect of new tariffs

Deutsche Welle Friday, 21 April 2017
Trump orders probe into cheap steel imports, raises prospect of new tariffsUS President Donald Trump has invoked national security concerns to demand a probe into US steel imports. While the move risks blowback from China, Trump's announcement saw shares in US steel rallied by over 8 percent.
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President Trump signed a memo on April 20, to launch a national security investigation into steel imports. "Steel is critical to both our economy and our military," Trump said while surrounded by steel industry executives.

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