U.S. mulls quotas on steel, aluminium after extending deadline

By Jason Lange and Lisa LambertWASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S.

officials are pushing for quotas and "other restrictions" on steel and aluminium imports, a top trade official said on Tuesday after the White House announced a month-long extension of tariff exemptions for Canada, Mexico and the European Union.The decision to extend that deadline was welcomed by many of America's trading partners, but they continued to push for permanent exemptions."We will have quotas and other restrictions to make sure that we defend our industries in the interest.....

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