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Trump warns Harley-Davidson, the “big taxes”, when it was sold back to US, after the production shift

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Harley-Davidson is a shift of production overseas because of the tariffs

FBN ‘ s Jeff flock explains how Harley-Davidson is moving some of its production abroad.

President Trump warned Harley-Davidson on Tuesday that, if the company, on the relocation of the production of motorcycles sold in Europe overseas, “it is the beginning of the end” – not to sell while the American icon would be able to “back in the USA, without paying a large tax.”

“The companies are now coming back to America. Harley doesn’t need to know that you will be able to sell it back to the US without paying a huge tax!” Trump tweeted.

….If I had a Harley-Davidson officials on the White house, I blamed you about the rates in other countries, such as India, to high. The companies are now coming back to America. Harley doesn’t need to know that you will be able to sell it back to the United States, without payment of a large tax!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2018

Minutes later, the President tweeted that Harley-Davidson to upset the employees and customers were “very.”

“A Harley-Davidson should never be built in a different country-never! Your employees and customers are already very angry at you. If you move, observe, it is the beginning is the end – they gave to terminate you! The Aura will be gone and you will be taxed like never before!” Trump tweeted.

Harley-Davidson should never be built in a different country-never! Your employees and customers are already very angry at you. If you move, observe, it is the beginning is the end – they gave to terminate you! The Aura will be gone and you will be taxed like never before!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2018

Harley-Davidson announced on Monday that the company would cut production in Europe, selling motorcycles in the overseas to avoid the increased duties on American imports The European Union is the decision for the customs duties on various U.S. products to move in retaliation for the trump administration to impose duties on all European steel and aluminum imports to the United States

Harley-Davidson announced that it plans include a relocation of production of European motorcycles in order to avoid the EU.

(AP)

The company estimated the cost for the Rest of 2018, the tariffs were to be in the range of $30 to 45 million euros. On the entire year, although the company estimates that the impact would be million between $90 and $100. Due to the relocation of production abroad, Harley-Davidson, the international tariffs to avoid.

To alleviate “the increase in the global production, the EU is preferable to the tariff burden on the company, but provides the only sustainable option to your engine’s wheels available for the clients in the EU, and maintain a viable business model in Europe,” the company said in a statement.

Trump beat the Milwaukee-based motorcycle company on Monday for waving the “white flag” with the EU.

Surprised that Harley-Davidson of all companies would be the first to swing the White Flag. I fought hard for you and, ultimately, they are not the rates of sale in the E. U., has hurt us badly on the trade figures, down $151 billion euros. Taxes can only be a Harley-sorry – you have patience! #MAGA

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 25, 2018

“At the beginning of this year, Harley-Davidson said that they would move much of their operations in Kansas City to Thailand. This was long before the tariffs were announced. Therefore, you were only with tariffs/trade war as an excuse. Shows how unbalanced & unfair trade, but we will fix it….” Trump tweeted early Tuesday, after suggesting Monday that “taxes” were “only a Harley sorry,” urging the company to “be patient!”

At the beginning of this year, Harley-Davidson said that they would move much of their operations in Kansas City to Thailand. This was long before the tariffs were announced. Therefore, you were only with tariffs/trade war as an excuse. Shows how unbalanced & unfair trade, but we will fix it…..

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 26, 2018

Minutes later, Trump tweeted that the U.S. has “extended” its “footprint” in the global trade market, warning countries to “fair play” or “pay rates.”

“…We will always be reduce of other countries to eliminate duties and trade barriers have been wrong for years against our farmers, workers and businesses. We are the opening of closed markets and the expansion of our balance sheet. You must play fair, or you have to pay the rates!” Trump tweeted.

The EU last week, slapping duties began on American imports such as bourbon, peanut butter, and orange juice.

But Harley-Davidson said last week that the EU export duties on motorcycles from the USA went from 6 to 31 percent, adding about $2,200 per average motorcycle Export from the USA to the countries of the EU. The EU, the company is the second-largest market after the United States—the sale of nearly 40,000 motorcycles in the last year. In the United States, the company sold 147,972 motorcycles in the last year, according to data from the company.

Trump, in March, led steel, a tariff of 25 percent and 10 percent of aluminum imports. The rates became effective in mid-March, with exclusions for Mexico, Canada and the EU.

But in the last month, the Trump administration proposed tariffs, which were on the allies, Mexico, Canada and the EU, the retaliatory tariffs on US.

The government’s move to impose the duties came after a nine-month investigation, led by trade Minister Wilbur Ross, which had the current level of aluminum and steel imports into the US to threaten the “potential of our national security.”

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Brooke Singman is a political Reporter for Fox News. You can follow her on Twitter at @Brooke FoxNews.

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