By  on June 21, 2018

PARIS — In retaliation to U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs, the European Commission adopted on Wednesday rebalancing measures that target a list of products worth 2.8 billion euros, including fashion, beauty goods, footwear and jewelry. The hike in duties levied on certain U.S. imports at the EU boarder, which ranges from 10 to 50 percent, goes into effect on June 22.

“By putting these duties in place the EU is exercising its rights under the World Trade Organization rules,” the European Commission said in a statement.

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