May 15, 2019 / 3:32 PM / 9 days ago

U.S. close to resolving steel, aluminum tariffs with Canada, Mexico: reports

FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin arrives outside the office of the U.S. Trade Representative for a second day of last ditch trade talks in Washington, U.S., May 10, 2019. REUTERS/Leah Millis

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday said the United States is close to resolving steel and aluminum tariffs with Canada and Mexico, the Wall Street Journal reported.

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, who is scheduled to meet with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, will propose a process for removing steel and aluminum tariffs, CNBC reported separately citing an unnamed senior official.

Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Tom Brown

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