NEW YORK, August 31. /TASS/. The President of the United States Donald trump considers not good enough the EU’s proposal to waive duties on car imports if Washington will do the same. The head of the White house said Thursday in an interview with Bloomberg.
Earlier, as notes Agency, the European Commissioner for trade Cecilia Malmstrom said that the EU would be ready to “nullify” their import duties on cars, if the United States will do the same.
“It [the EC proposal] is good enough,” said the US President. “Habits of their consumers are that they buy their [European] cars, not ours,” explained trump.
He claimed, in matters of trade, “the European Union is almost as bad as China”. While trump did not indicate what sentence he would be satisfied.
The U.S. Department of Commerce in June at the direction of trump announced the initiation of an investigation designed to determine whether a threat to American national security of supply of vehicles and components from other countries. The administration trump is considering the introduction of 25% of the total fees supplied to US cars. Trade Minister Wilbur Ross earlier told the newspaper The Wall Street Journal that the conduct of this investigation is delayed, denoting the possible date of its completion.