He also repeated a promise to impose taxes on imports of foreign products so as to protect US industry.
“Currently, when we ship products out of America, many other countries make us pay very high tariffs and taxes – but when foreign companies ship their products into America, we charge them nothing or almost nothing,” Trump said.
He said he had a recent meeting with officials from Harley-Davidson who, he said, told him their motorcycles, in one particular unnamed country, are slapped with 100 percent taxes.
“They weren’t even asking for change. But I am,” Trump said. “I believe strongly in free trade but it also has to be fair trade.
From Agencies, Featured image courtesy newyorker