Have a look at US tariffs. The European Commission's trade chief said Wednesday that the European Union was ready to respond to US steel and aluminum tariffs but still hopes the levies can be avoided.
The European Commissioner for trade Cecilia Malmstrom said that the EU has serious doubts about justification for the American tariffs. The trade commissioner said if the U.S. imposed its tariffs, the EU would request a WTO response and move to protect European jobs.
The EU already has drawn up a draft retaliation list to impose a 25% tariff on 2.8 billion euros worth of imports from the US. The list includes 1 billion euros in tariffs on T-shirts, jeans and mackerel and motorcycles, 951 million euros in orange juice, bourbon and other agricultural products and 854 million euros in tariffs on steel and other industrial goods.
欧盟贸易委员马姆斯特罗姆称欧盟严重怀疑美国此次征收关税师出无名 。贸易专员表示，如果美国征收关税，欧盟将申请世界贸易组织做出回应，保护欧洲的就业机会 。
欧盟已拟好回击清单草案，对价值28亿欧元的美国进口物品施加25%的关税 。该清单包括对T恤、牛仔裤、鲭鱼和摩托车施加10亿欧元关税，对橙汁、威士忌和其他农产品征收9.51亿欧元关税，对钢铁和其他工业产品施加8.54亿欧元关税 。
1.respond to 对...做出回应
例句：Instead, the team discovered that the pituitary does not lose its ability to respond to insulin.
2.draw up 草拟，起草
例句：I think we can draw up a tentative plan now.