Novou policy of the us administration announced the U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell during a meeting with German automakers in Frankfurt, which was attended by representatives of BMW, Volkswagen and Daimler.
Recall that the intention to impose duties on car imports from EU countries, Donald trump said back in March, and on June 22 in his Twitter wrote that the customs duties will amount to 20% of the cost of the car.
Suddenly, the Europeans decided to bail out China, which since July 1 has reduced the duties on import of cars from Europe with 25 to 15 percent. While American cars from the 6th of July, on the contrary, it is planned to introduce a 25 % duty.
Peace! I changed my mind
At the moment the current customs duties on the US cars from the EU account for only 2,5%, and in Europe, import duty on cars from the United States equal to 10%. According to Bloomberg, duties on cars and parts, introduction of which threatened trump can relate to the products on 300 billion dollars.
Trump would leave Americans without the luxury of Mercedes, Audi and BMW