Springfield, MO

Log in Subscribe

US may impose new tariffs on French goods

Posted online

The United States yesterday threatened to levy tariffs of up to 100% on $2.4 billion worth of French goods.

The tariffs would target French sparkling wine, yogurt and Roquefort cheese as soon as mid-January.

The threat was made in retaliation for a digital services tax U.S. officials say is discriminatory against American tech companies such as Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon.

French Economy Minister Bruno Le Maire said a "strong" response would come from the European Union.

Read more from AFP.


No comments on this story |
Please log in to add your comment
Editors' Pick
Open for Business: Rebar Kitchen & Taproom

A pair of food industry veterans teamed up to open Rebar Kitchen & Taproom; May 2 marked the grand opening for the new headquarters of 27North Inc.; and the first brick-and-mortar shop for Springfield Trading Co. launched.

Most Read
Update cookies preferences