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Cut on motorcycle tariffs by India fair deal: Donald Trump


WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump has said the verdict via India closing 12 months to cut the tariffs on motorcycles via half was an even deal, however rued the top duties on American whisky.


At a White House match on the Reciprocal Trade Act on Thursday, Trump flashed out a inexperienced color board that had examples of non-reciprocal tariffs from quite a lot of nations.

"Look at motorcycles as an example. In India, it was 100 per cent. I got them down to 50 per cent, just by talking for about two minutes. It's still 50 per cent vs 2.4 per cent (on imported motorcycles to the US). Again, other than that, it's a very fair deal," the president said.

Trump pointed out to the top tariff via India on import of wines. "India has a very high tariff. They charge a lot of tariffs. You look at whisky... India gets 150 per cent, we get nothing."

India had closing February slashed the customs duty on imported motorcycles like Harley-Davidson to 50 per cent after Trump known as it "unfair" and threatened to increase the tariff on import of Indian motorcycles to the US.

In his interaction with lawmakers on the White House, Trump said the Reciprocal Trade Act would give the US employees an even and level-playing field in opposition to other nations.

The US, he alleged, were taken good thing about via many countries all over the place the sector. "They charge us tariffs and taxes, the likes of which no one has any figuring out. They're so top and so unfair! They even have barriers the place we will't pass in. They have business barriers that make it unattainable for us to promote our farm merchandise and our other merchandise.

"Whether they suspect we're very nice or not so good, they've been doing it for many, a few years and we need to finish it. Many of those are buddies, many of those are allies... however, infrequently, allies take advantage of us much more so than our non-allies," he said.

Trump said the Reciprocal Trade Act would assist to resolve the problem as soon as and for all. "Whatever the tariff for a foreign country is, we place the similar tariff on us."


"What's going to happen, I think, from a sensible point of view, is that they won't be charging us tariffs anymore. We'll see. Or we will charge them so much. Tremendous amount of money," he said.


The Reciprocal Trade Act will be an improbable software to carry foreign nations to the negotiating desk and to get them to lower tariffs on US merchandise and likewise to eliminate their business barriers, the president asserted.


America cannot lose nearly USD 800 billion on business like has been finished for a few years, he said.


Congressman Sean Duffy, who offered the Reciprocal Trade Act, has granite from India amongst his world record of non-reciprocal tariffs.


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