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U.S. vows 100% tariffs on French Champagne, cheese, handbags over digital tax

Reuters Tuesday, 3 December 2019
The U.S. government on Monday said it may slap punitive duties of up to 100% on $2.4 billion in imports from France of Champagne, handbags, cheese and other products, after concluding that France's new digital services tax would harm U.S. tech companies.
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News video: Trump Administration Wants To Jack Up The Price Of French Champagne, Luxe Goods

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The Trump administration believes France discriminates against US-based technology giants. According to Business Insider, their justification via a digital services tax it passed in July. In response, it's threatened to hit France with steep retaliatory tariffs on dozens of its products. The...

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