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US propose damaging new export tariffs in retaliation to UK’s Digital Service Tax

March 31, 2021

Via: Charged

President Biden has announced plans to place tariffs on select UK goods travelling across the Atlantic in retaliation to the UK’s Digital Services Tax (DST).

The new tariffs would mean that the US would raise $325 million (£235.8 million) on goods such as ceramics, make-up, overcoats, games consoles and furniture.

Head of the UK Fashion & Textile Association Adam Mansell called the threat to UK manufactured overcoats “hugely disappointing”.

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