Trump Seeking a 100 Percent Tariff on French Goods

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Posted 9 days ago

The Trump administration has found the French has done American companies dirty and are looking impose a 100 percent tariff.

From The Hill

The U.S. Trade Representative on Monday said that it has determined that France's digital services tax discriminates against U.S. companies, and is proposing tariffs of up to 100 percent on $2.4 billion of French products.


"USTR's decision today sends a clear signal that the United States will take action against digital tax regimes that discriminate or otherwise impose undue burdens on U.S. companies," U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said in a news release.

USTR in July announced an investigation into the French digital services tax, in order to determine whether it's unreasonable or discriminatory and burdens U.S. commerce. The investigation took place under section 301 of the U.S. Trade Act of 1974, the same section that Trump has used to justify tariffs on Chinese goods.


USTR announced last week that it would be issuing its findings in its investigation Monday, after a 90-day deadline for negotiations between the U.S. and France expired.

Read more @ thehill.com



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