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Trump right and wrong on 'French' wine tariffs

 

November 14, 2018



PARIS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump is partly right but far from completely correct when he says that France's "big tariffs" make it hard for American vintners to sell their wines to the French.

Wrong because customs duties on imported wines are applied not by France but by the European Union. Right because American tariffs are "globally" less than what Europe charges, the French customs authority says.

Prices aside, wine made in the U.S. is apparently appreciated in the European Union — the world's premier importer — and in France, where the value of wine imported has risen 200...



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