SINGAPORE (May 7): ”The US decision prolongs market uncertainty, which is already affecting business decisions” — The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the EU, in a statement following the April 30 announcement that the US will delay until June 1 import tariffs on steel and aluminium. The EU wants to be fully and permanently exempted from these measures.

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