The European Union expects to be excluded from United States steel and aluminium tariffs but will go to the World Trade Organization to impose its own measures if Washington presses ahead, EU officials said on Friday.
"A strong steel and aluminum industry are vital to our national security, absolutely vital", he said.
"We're all over it", Ms Bishop told ABC Radio.
Railroad tracks run past the blast furnaces of the now-closed Bethlehem Steel mill in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, April 21, 2016.
The president did not say whether he will sign tariffs on steel and aluminum imports at the meeting.
Business leaders, meanwhile, continued to sound the alarm about the potential economic fallout from tariffs, with the president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce raising the specter of a global trade war.
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The senior administration official lambasted critics of the president's tariffs saying, "Nobody inside the beltway should express any sort of surprise".
Several countries have sought to gain exemptions from the tariffs, which are set to take effect later this month.
On Wednesday, the White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said the tariffs would most likely include exemptions for Canada and Mexico for "national security reasons".
American steel and aluminum workers have always been betrayed, but "that betrayal is now over", Trump said.
Sen. Cory Gardner, R-Yuma, said he agreed with Trump's view that the USA needs fair trade agreements, but he thinks Trump's broad tariffs could misfire instead of deliver higher wages and economic growth.
He added: "It worries me that I don't think the Trump administration has quantified what it can supply from its own market and what it can't".
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Before the Trump administration's Section-232 investigation, dozens of anti-dumping and countervailing measures had been imposed on nearly all iron and steel products, with some tariffs already nearly prohibitively high.
Non-US governments, and particularly democracies, "are under enormous pressure not to be seen to be caving to the Trump administration", because of his unpopularity overseas, said Timothy Meyer, an worldwide trade specialist and law professor at Vanderbilt University.
"We have been very clear that (the U.S. decision) is not in compliance with the WTO", she said.
The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations, said an announcement on the findings of the report - and possible retaliatory actions - was expected within the next three weeks.
Retaliatory tariffs placed on USA products could impact 11 states where exports account for more than 10 percent of gross domestic product.
Officials would look into the extent of the tariffs and how New Zealand might secure an exemption, Mr Robertson said. We will always stand up for Canadian workers and Canadian businesses.
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