Trump says will slap reciprocal tax on India if voted to power

Former US President Donald Trump
Former US President Donald Trump File

Washington: Reiterating that India imposes high tariffs on American companies that manufacture motorcycles and cars, former US President Donald Trump has said he will slap reciprocal tax if voted to power in 2024.

Referring to the import tariff on the Harley Davidson motorcycles, Trump has been wanting India to reduce the export duty to zero since 2019 when he was the president. In an interview on Fox Business News, Trump said: "What would happen if America imposes a similar tax on Indian products entering the US? The other thing I want to have is a matching tax where, if India charges us -- India is very big with tariffs. I mean, I saw it with Harley-Davidson.

"I was saying, how do you do in a place like India? Oh, no good sir. Why? They have 100 per cent and 150 per cent and 200 per cent tariffs."

"So, I said, so they can sell their Indian motorbike. They make a bike, an Indian motorbike.

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