Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's US-focused foreign policy efforts suffered a severe setback on Monday when his US counterpart Donald Trump pledged to impose tariffs on steel and aluminium on the South American nation. Both South American nations were among a group of US allies that Trump exempted from steel and aluminium tariffs in March The US president's threat to reverse that decision and impose the metals tariffs on Argentina and Brazil is another example of his mercurial approach to trade policy. He also called on the Central Bank to act to prevent other countries from devaluing their currencies. If you take a look at what's happened with their currency, they've devalued their currency very substantially by 10 percent. He did not provide specifics on the tariffs.
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