Donald Trump has denounced Friday the "stupidity" of the French president Emmanuel Macron, threatening to accuse the French wine in retaliation to the imposition of a French tax on the american giants of the sector of high technologies, the so-called tax Gafa.
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"France has to impose a fee on digital in all of our great technology companies in the united states. If someone were to be taxed, this should be their country of origin, the United States", tweeted the us president. "We will soon be announcing a reciprocal action substantially after the stupidity of Macron. I've always said that the u.s. wine was better than French wine!", a-he said.
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a Few minutes after the message Donald Trump denouncing on Twitter tax GAFA, French Economy minister, Bruno Le Maire, has assured that France "will implement its national decisions" on taxation of the digital. "The taxation of universal online activities is a challenge for all of us. We want to reach an agreement on this topic in the framework of the G7 and the OECD. In the meantime, France will implement its national decisions," said Bruno Le Maire.
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earlier in the day, the chief economic adviser to the american president, Larry Kudlow, had estimated that this tax was "a very, very big mistake". "We are not happy that France has gone forward with this kind of tax on digital", he said on the channel CNBC."unfair" competition from the French wine
In June already, Donald Trump has hinted that he could impose customs taxes are additional to France. It was then argued that it was necessary to correct a competition judged "unfair". "France to tax a lot of wine and we taxa, little bit of French wine", had denounced the u.s. president during a long interview on CNBC.
The French wine is reputed to be "very good", had commented on the host of the White House, who does not drink alcohol. But the producers are americans complain about the fact that it comes on american soil "for nothing". "This is not fair, we're going to do something about it", he thus imparted.
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