EU puts digital levy plans on hold in face of US criticism


              U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen prepares to speak during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, left, speaks with Ireland's Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe during a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni attends a meeting of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz, center, attends a meeting of the eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            
              European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni, second right, speaks with Fabio Panetta, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, third left, during a meeting of the eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
            U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, center, poses for a group photo of eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo) U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, left, and Ireland's Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe pose prior to a meeting of the eurogroup finance ministers at the European Council building in Brussels on Monday, July 12, 2021. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)