Trump ‘can’t just tax French wine’

US President Donald Trump’s threat to impose tariffs on French wine in retaliation at plans for a tax on large digital firms would have to apply to all wines produced in the EU and  not just wine from France.

This is because wine exports to the US are governed by a treaty between the US and the EU.

Speaking before reports that France and the US were close to an agreement on the tax following talks at the G7 summit in Biarritz, a spokesman for ...

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