"If the deal works through nicely, and it's going to be several stages. I don't think there will be steel tariffs for the European Union. I don't think there will be automobile tariffs. I don't want to get ahead of it but President [Donald Trump] indicated… It was discussed," Kudlow said.
On July 26, US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the tariffs imposed by the United States on steel and aluminum products would stay in place while the talks with the European Union were ongoing. According to Ross, Washington will not introduce automotive tariffs while the EU-US negotiations are underway.