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The European Commission decides tariffs on the import of electrical vehicles produced in China. Germany is towards it

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The European Commission has determined that from subsequent month there will probably be a rise in duties on imports of electrical vehicles from China which might attain as much as 25%. The Financial Times on-line writes it, in line with which the communication of the choice ought to arrive immediately.

The choice on the rise in duties, if confirmed, comes after months of investigations performed by the Commission providers to confirm the existence of public subsidies meant for Chinese electrical automotive producers that distort competitors. China, for its half, has repeatedly tried in current days to dissuade the EU from adopting the measure, additionally by threatening retaliation. Germany, which has vital financial and business ties with Beijing, has at all times stated it’s towards rising duties (a customs tariff of 10% is already utilized to imports of electrical vehicles from China). However, different EU nations are in favor of the imposition of upper duties, primarily France and Spain. Less than a month in the past the United States selected an analogous measure with quadrupled tariffs of as much as 100% on Chinese electrical vehicles.

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