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U.S. and U.K. Getting Close to Deal to Remove Metals Tariffs

  • Raimondo set to meet with British counterpart later today
  • Duties have been irritant since first imposed by Trump in 2018
U.K. International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan, left, and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai at the Port of Baltimore on March 21. 

U.K. International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan, left, and U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai at the Port of Baltimore on March 21. 

Photographer: Ting Shen/Bloomberg

The U.S. and U.K. are nearing a deal to resolve tariffs on British metals, seeking to end a longstanding irritant as the nations work to strengthen trade and integration.

U.K. International Trade Secretary Anne-Marie Trevelyan was set to meet with Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo on Tuesday. Trevelyan has been in Baltimore this week meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai.