He stated this in an interview with CNBC.
“Negotiating with the EU is very difficult. I spoke yesterday with the new head of the European Commission, she is amazing. But I told her that if we don’t come to something, then I will be forced to take measures - duties on their cars and other products entering our market, ”said Trump.
According to him, the EU has no choice but to enter into a new deal with the United States.
“For many years we had a huge trade deficit with Europe - over $ 150 billion,” he added.
Earlier media reported that French President Emmanuel Macron, after a telephone conversation with Trump, agreed to postpone the collection of digital tax until the end of the year. Prior to this, the United States threatened the French side to impose duties on goods imported from France due to this tax.