Whether or not Biden or Trump Wins, US Election End result Will not Affect Commerce With Europe: France

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The US administration has inflicted billions of {dollars}’ value of tariffs on European imports over the previous 4 years, with Trump claiming unfair limitations towards American corporations attempting to compete on continental markets.

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  • Final Up to date: November 04, 2020, 16:32 IST
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The end result of the presidential vote may have little affect on US-Europe commerce relations, France’s finance chief asserted Wednesday, saying Washington is unlikely to drop its confrontational stance whether or not Donald Trump wins or not.

“Let’s not child ourselves. The US has not been a pleasant associate to European states for a number of years now,” Bruno Le Maire informed Radio Classique.

“Whether or not Joe Biden or Donald Trump is elected by People tonight or tomorrow, nothing modifications this strategic truth,” he stated. “The American continent has indifferent itself from the European continent.”

The US administration has inflicted billions of {dollars}’ value of tariffs on European imports over the previous 4 years, with Trump claiming unfair limitations towards American corporations attempting to compete on continental markets.

His administration has additionally focused China, saying it too had precipitated the American commerce deficit to plunge by blocking US items even whereas exporting massively to the US.

“Basically, the one shift in American considering is as regards to China, their relations with China and Asia as a complete,” Le Maire stated.

“Europe is now merely an adjustment variable for the USA,” he stated.