For Avoiding Tariff India Have Interest to The Trade Deal With US :Trump

According to US President Donald Trump, India shows interest in the trading deal with the US so that the US cannot enforce any kind of tariffs on their products. After the returning of US Assistance Trade Representative Mark Linscott from India where he attended a meeting with the senior officials of India on the matter of deal of bilateral trade between two countries.

Trump accused India many times for enforcing 100% tariffs in the American products.

He also said, “ We have a country, take India.Good relationship. They want to make a deal now because they don’t want me to do what I am going to do, with I have to. So, they call us. They did not want to make a deal with anybody else.”

Trump attributed to India in the ambience of his repeated profession that in the past other countries took advantage from the deal with America.

Earlier of this month, he claimed India have a lot of interest on the trade deal with the US even knowing the tough standpoint of the administration officials of US. He stated, “ Take India. You talk about free trade. So, let’s say they (Indian) charge us 60 per cent tariff on a product. And for the same product when they send it to America, we charge them nothing. So now I want to charge them 25 % or 20 or 10 or something”.

Attributing the discussions he has with India, Trump stated, “ What do you think? That is not free trade. We don’t like it. I said, where are these people coming from? So, think of it. Where are they coming from? You have no idea how difficult it is. Where are they coming?”

Trump claimed he is referring to India as an example.

by Haimantee Ghosh on October 1, 2018

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