US President, Donald Trump has postponed a decision on the possible collection of special duties on car imports by six months. The customs duties, the EU would meet-States.
The United States will impose no special duties on imports of the European automotive industry. President Donald Trump decided to postpone the decision to a year and a half. The trade representative Robert Lighthizer should lead in the next 180 days for further negotiations.
according to insiders, the US President, the view has joined its Department of Commerce. This was noted in a test report, that the special duties on car imports, the domestic economy and national security would affect.
Trump disapproval of the German cars on US roads.deadline for decision would be in the morning expired
Trump had until tomorrow, Saturday time to decide on the matter. Duties of up to 25 percent on the importation of cars and car mainly German manufacturers such as BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen would make parts hard. They have a large share of the EU exports to the United States.
The US President's mind has always been at the presence of German cars on American roads. In 1990, he threatened in a newspaper interview in order to impose taxes on "every Mercedes, the rolls in this country".Trump rejects EU trade policy
the EU trade policy is Trump a thorn in the eye. He is of the view that, for example, European car manufacturers have it much easier with exports to the USA than Vice versa.
in fact, Europe is, on average, slightly higher tariffs than the United States. The world trade organization (WTO), the EU average is about five per cent, in the United States nearly three and a half percent on average due.German cars export remain, especially in the United States, 20.02.2019 news Atlas |USA |Washington D. C. your opinion - meta.tagesschau.de