The president said the U.S. would impose duties of 25 per cent on imported steel and 10 per cent on aluminium to protect domestic producers.
"I know he has had conversations with a number of the world leaders", Secretary Ross said in a TV interview Sunday.
"That's what the president seemed to announce yesterday", Ross told CNBC when asked whether the tariffs would apply to all countries.
"He's talking about a fairly broad brush", he said.
"There will be an exemption procedure for particular cases where we need to have exemptions, so that business can move forward", Mr Navarro said on CNN's State of the Union program.
A business leader wants President Donald Trump to have "the courage" to step back from his campaign rhetoric on trade.
The European Union has said it is drawing up measures against leading U.S. brands like Harley-Davidson and Levi's jeans, while China warned it "won't sit idly by" if its interests are hurt.
Ross played down the possible effects of the proposed tariffs on the United States economy.
"In Ross" words: "Overall it's not going to be much more than a rounding error".
Cabinet Office Minister David Lidington's comments Sunday on the BBC came after Trump threatened to tax European cars if the EU boosts tariffs on American products in response to the president's plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum.
At North American trade talks in Mexico City, Republican Representative Kevin Brady, the top USA lawmaker on trade policy, said the administration should exempt current aluminum and steel contracts to avoid business uncertainty.
"Please reconsider", he said on CBS's "Face the Nation".
Sherrie Rosenblatt, vice president and spokeswoman for the institute, told AFP the value of metal in an individual consumer item did not reflect the true burden tariffs would create for can manufacturers and users. "You're making a huge mistake here". Graham says "China is winning and we're losing with this tariff regime". "Go after China - not the rest of the world".
Peter Navarro, director of the White House National Trade Council, said exempting countries was a slippery slope.
Ross then held up a can of Campbell's tomato soup, saying, "What I would like to do, though, is to emphasize again the limited impact this is a can of Campbell's soup this, in the can of Campbell's soup there's about 2.6 cents - 2.6 pennies - worth of steel".
"We understand the Trump administration's efforts to reduce the USA trade deficits, but it has to reconsider the intensifying import restrictions on South Korean steel products", GS Group Chairman Huh Chang-soo, who heads the FKI, said in the letter.
Given that Hayward is signed to a four-year deal, it's in the Celtics' best interest to protect him for the long-term. We just told you Gordon Hayward nearly certainly won't return to the Boston Celtics this season.
Researchers say the Danger Islands have been "largely spared" the environmental changes seen elsewhere in the Antarctic. But the images told an unmistakable story: there must be a significant penguin population visiting these islands.
A decision on a number of other Aer Lingus flights from Cork to Paris, Amsterdam, Malaga and Heathrow will be made in the morning. Gatwick Airport has been presented with the airport of the year accolade at the London Transport Awards.
Around Washington , D.C., downed power lines cut electricity to 170,000 people in Virginia, Maryland and the District. Tom Wolf was sending 90 guard members, mainly to help communities hit by heavy snow in the Poconos Mountains.
The former Los Angeles Laker arrived in the press room to a near standing ovation and was swamped with questions. When Kobe retired, we all assumed the usual things would happen when a legendary player hangs it up.
The Wolverines were plagued by foul trouble, couldn't hit a 3-pointer in the first half and had no momentum heading into halftime. Robinson countered with a 3-pointer and Simpson split four free throws to give MI a 74-70 edge with 1:17 to go.
Kelly Ripa is reportedly "livid" with Ryan Seacrest despite her public show of support for him on Thursday (03.01.18). Rancic spent an inordinate amount of time talking about the prosthetic butt Jones had to wear for the film.
Johnson added: "Coming in here past year , I think I felt like everything was really, really, really good in the golf game". Other short odds to win are Justin Thomas (8/1), Jon Rahm (11/1) and Jordan Spieth (11/1).
Unlike the last Senate election in 2015, lawmakers were prohibited from taking their phones into the assemblies during the vote. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has also declared the Sindh Assembly's Senate election as most transparent, he added.
The 30-year-old quarterback , whom Minnesota had on the books for $18 million in 2017, played in six quarters last season. They know how we do things now. "You know I think the big thing is Laquon needs to get out of his own way".
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Neither of the PwC representatives involved in the mishap previous year , Brian Cullinan or Martha Ruiz, will return to the show. The BAFTA Awards saw a similar dress code, as the who's who of the worldwide movie industry donned all-black attires.
The Washington, D.C, Metropolitan Police Department has taken the lead in the investigation, the Secret Service spokesperson said. The President was set to return to Washington later Saturday to attend the annual Gridiron Club media dinner.
Poor hygienic standards have been blamed for the listeriosis outbreak that has claimed nearly 200 lives in South Africa. The outbreak strain, ST6, was confirmed in at least 16 environmental samples collected from this Enterprise facility.
The waiting frustrates parents, students and union leaders, who've marched and crowded the state capitol for legislative hearings. However, that raise must be passed as a law, since West Virginia is not a collective bargaining state.
The island is the last hold out of Nationalist Chinese forces that fled the mainland during China's civil war in the late 1940s. The last senior visit to the United States took place in 1995 when then-President Lee Tung-hui visited Cornell for a speech.
Fine Gael TD Colm Brophy, said: "I utterly condemn this mindless criminal behaviour that has been carried out in recent hours". Armed Gardai responded to an incident in Tallaght following reports of burglary and thefts of vehicles at the supermarket.
He has also served as the Armenian ambassador to the European Union, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, and the Holy See. Armenia's parliament on March 2 voted for a new Sargsyan to serve as the South Caucasus nation's next president .
More than 100 officers from local, state and federal police agencies searched for the suspect after the shooting . James Davis Sr. and Diva Davis , both 47, were discovered in the residence hall, according to police.
Both European and British negotiating teams are discussing the possibilities for a transition period after March 2019. Mrs May has said the EU's proposals on Northern Ireland threaten the UK's constitutional integrity.
A private funeral service will be held at the Billy Graham Library where about 2,300 invited guests are expected to attend. After going through a messy divorce, Ruth Graham said she made a decision to move away for a fresh start somewhere else.