Such a move of Americans caused a stormy reaction around the world. The European Union expressed its indignation at the interference of American power in interstate market relations. Brussels said it did not intend to sit back and is already preparing an equivalent response to the United States. Neighboring Canada, which is geographically the closest ally of the States, also threatened to retaliate. The reaction followed from Japan, although it has little to do with steel exports to the United States.
To a certain extent, Russian exports of metals will be hit, however, China will suffer the greatest losses. Actually, it was against him that Trump started the game.