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Citing digital tax, USTR proposes tariffs on $2.4 billion in French goods

December 2, 2019 at 7:59 PM
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on Monday proposed imposing 100 percent tariffs on $2.4 billion worth of French goods in retaliation for France’s digital services tax, which the Trump administration says discriminates against U.S. companies. The tariff proposal was made in a draft Federal Register notice that was issued in conjunction with a report detailing USTR’s findings from its Section 301 investigation into the tax, which began earlier this year. USTR’s proposed tariffs would cover 63 tariff subheadings...

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