PressTV-Trump tells allies to fix trade after US tariffs strike

US President Donald Trump told Canada and the European Union on Friday to do more to bring down their trade surpluses, a day after hitting the two US allies and Mexico with import tariffs on their steel and aluminum.

Trump castigated Canada in a tweet on Friday morning, saying it had treated US farmers “very poorly for a very long period of time”.

“Highly restrictive on Trade! They must open their markets and take down their trade barriers! They report a really high surplus on trade with us,” he wrote.

He also told French President Emmanuel Macron of the need to “rebalance trade with Europe,” the White…

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