On May 31, the White House announced that it would be ending the exemptions at the end of that day.
"The rules of global trade, which we have developed over the years hand in hand with our American partners, can not be violated without a reaction from our side", Malmstrom added, calling the European Union response "measured, proportionate and fully in line with WTO rules".
The economic difficulties America is facing are a result of its aggressive trade policy, not China or other countries, according to the daily. European Union steel and aluminium exports now facing United States tariffs are worth a total of €6.4 billion.
The European Union will start imposing duties on a list of USA products as of Friday in response to President Donald Trump's decision to slap tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Europe. But, he said, the move could hurt India's economic growth as the country diversifies its exports, as well as prompt India "to re-look at USA relations as undependable".
In trade wars, there tend to many casualties and few winners. Trump would start July 6 by taxing $34 billion worth of products and later add tariffs on an additional $16 billion in goods.
New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern, 37, gives birth to her first child
Ms Ardern later broke news of the birth on social media, saying she felt very lucky and thanking staff at the hospital. Ms Ardern shared a photo of her and partner Clarke Gayford with their daughter on Instagram on Thursday afternoon.
DHS: Almost 2000 children separated from parents at border since April
Speaking to reporters on Friday, DHS said that 1,995 children had been separated from 1,940 adults from April 19 through May 31. The official tally of separations is now almost 4,000 children, not including March and the beginning of April 2018.
Germany 'under pressure' after Mexico defeat Kroos
But what can be said for Germany - they seemed hesitant, shaky and somewhat unconvincing in the defence of their World Cup title. Mexico shocked the soccer world Sunday when it defeated defending champions Germany in a stunning World Cup opener.
European Union slapped a 25 per cent tariff on American products such as whiskey, tobacco, Harley Davidson motorcycles, cranberries and peanut butter, reports The Independent. Bejing will respond in kind. The United States' trade deficit with China a year ago was $376 billion, by comparison.
The tariffs and threats have begun to take a toll. But "since April, you can quote something on Monday, and if the customer doesn't buy it right away, you may have to raise the price on Thursday". He's not sure how long that will last. The department expected 4,500 requests.
"But then you get to the real business of trying to be prosperous".
Trade representatives from India and the United States are set to meet in New Delhi next week.
Asian stocks fell, extending the worst week for regional equities since late March, amid concern global trade restrictions will curb growth. "The president has made it very hard for other countries to give him what he wants". An earlier version misspelled his surname as Balesu and incorrectly said he was the restaurant's owner.