French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (2nd L) speaks as US President Donald Trump (C) arrives for a household image in the course of the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Group) summit on the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017.Eric Feferberg | AFP | Getty ImagesThe United States is finding out the potential for slapping $3.1 billion in extra tariffs on items from the UK, France, Germany and Spain — in one other step that is prone to exacerbate tensions between each side of the Atlantic.In a doc issued Tuesday night, the Workplace of america Commerce Consultant stated it’s contemplating an “extra record” of merchandise from France, Germany, Spain and the UK. to be positioned with duties of as much as 100%, in line with Bloomberg.The products embody olives, espresso, chocolate, beer, gin, some vans and equipment.The potential enforcement of the brand new tariffs is open to public remark by July 26. The transfer is a part of a wider response from america in relation to a long-standing dispute with the European Union over subsidies to massive civil plane producers.The World Commerce Group dominated in October that Germany, France, Spain and the UK. granted unlawful subsidies to planemaker Airbus and allowed the U.S. to impose $7.5 billion in duties because of this. As well as, the WTO dominated in December that the EU had not ended these unlawful subsidies, giving the U.S. additional room to impose new levies on European merchandise.The European Fee and the UK. authorities weren’t instantly obtainable for remark when contacted by CNBC on Wednesday.