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[$$] ABB chief warns US jobs put at risk by Trump steel tariffs

Ralph Atkins in Zurich

In fact there is only one company that has pretty limited capacity,” Mr Spiesshofer told the Financial Times. Mr Spiesshofer said ABB wanted “to contribute to a prospering US” — its largest market and where it employs more than 20,000 people. Uncertainty caused by the prospect of global trade wars could also hit investment spending, Mr Spiesshofer said.