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Trump Announces 'Doubling' of Tariffs on Steel, Aluminum From Turkey

PTI Last Updated at 10-08-2018 19:26:24 IST United States

US President Donald Trump said today he had doubled steel and aluminum tariffs on Turkey, adding to pressure on that nation's troubled economy amid a diplomatic row with Washington.

"I have just authorized a doubling of Tariffs on Steel and Aluminum with respect to Turkey as their currency, the Turkish Lira, slides rapidly downward against our very strong Dollar!" Trump said on Twitter.

"Our relations with Turkey are not good at this time!"

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