Largest U.S. business group attacks Trump on tariffs

05 July, 2018, 11:57 | Author: Billie Castillo
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Now, the European Union's threat to tax $300 billion on U.S. exports, which is around a fifth of what the U.S. exports to the world if the United States were to impose taxes on US consumption of European autos and auto parts.

The European Union submitted its formal comments to the United States Department of Commerce in the framework of an on-going investigation on the impact of automotive imports on the USA national security.

U.S. trading partners retaliating against President Donald Trump's trade offensive as have hit back with tariffs on $75 billion in American exports, leaving local companies vulnerable to job losses, a leading business group said Monday. It was not immediately clear what those concerns are. If the US starts taxing Chinese imports Friday, Beijing plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on 545 USA products worth $34 billion a year - from soybeans and lobsters to sport-utility vehicles and whiskey.

The analysis shows how much of each state's exports are threatened by retaliatory tariffs, highlights each state's hardest-hit products, and shows the total number of jobs supported by global trade in each state, illustrating exactly what American families and consumers stand to lose in a potential trade war.

In a push against President Trump's move to increase taxes on imported goods, the nonprofit released a study outlining economies it deems to be the most vulnerable in the event of a trade war. China is expected to strike back with tariffs on a like amount of U.S. exports. The $380 million plant opened in January, days before President Donald Trump levied tariffs on imported washers and some parts.

In 2017, $32.2 billion in goods were exported from SC, according to the International Trade Administration (.pdf).

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The EU said the United States motor industry is in good health, but any restrictive duties could undermine that. The EU had calculated that a 25% tariff would have an initial US$13-14 billion negative impact on U.S. gross domestic product with no improvement to its current account balance. Farmers will pay dearly for 25 percent retaliatory tariffs on soybeans, which China plans to impose on Friday.

The EU said the US auto industry is in good health, but any restrictive duties could undermine that trend. He said his administration is eyeing a 20 percent duty, and he suggested that the auto industry is a key target of his trade strategy.

"Economic analysis confirms that an increased tariff on these products will be harmful first and foremost for the USA economy", the letter said.

And it anxious that the stakes are higher with auto tariffs.

GM also warned that the additional auto tariffs - on top of the steel and aluminum tariffs already in place - would at some point trickle down and be felt by customers, affecting demand for new vehicles.

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