US President Donald Trump (AFP)
US President Donald Trump (AFP)

Donald Trump vows to put tariffs on $11 billion of EU products

  • The US wants to put tariffs on everything — from airplanes to Gouda cheese to olives — to offset what it says are unfair European subsidies for plane maker Airbus
  • The EU has taken advantage of the US on trade for many years. It will soon stop: US President Donald Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States would impose tariffs on $11 billion of products from the European Union, a day after the US Trade Representative proposed a list of targeted products as retaliation for European aircraft subsidies.

"The World Trade Organization finds that the European Union subsidies to Airbus has adversely impacted the United States, which will now put Tariffs on $11 Billion of EU products! The EU has taken advantage of the US on trade for many years. It will soon stop!" Trump tweeted.

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