Issue is of particular concern for an economy that runs on exports of automobiles and machinery.
Azevedo is confident the WTO would help resolve the dispute over American tariffs on steel and aluminum.
Several industry trade groups warn tariffs will lead to higher costs for businesses and could spark a broader trade war.
Some of the communities that would be hardest hit by a trade standoff could be the same ones Trump is aiming to help.
…But they’re a very expensive way to retain jobs
Trade shrinks as countries pile on barriers in an effort to remedy some grievance, with consumers paying the price: economist
Tariffs on imports of steel and aluminum threatens a global trade fracas.
Controversial Trump strategist recommended a trade investigation of Beijing’s technology policies over steel and aluminum.
Canadian government is considering retaliation involving US coal duties against products from Oregon.
Hucheng responds to Trump’s promise to raise taxes on Chinese imports
But Canada keeps retaliation on the table until COOL is repealed
The Obama administration is moving to impose stiff new tariffs on wind-energy towers made in China, the latest strike in an escalating trade war over clean energy.