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Talks still on, decision on imposing tariffs on imported autos later: Trump

Imposing tariffs may affect non-US car makers especially from Japan, EU as well as Mexico and Canada.

AFP/PTI  |  Washington 

The cloud of the Russia investigation has hung over US President Donald Trump since before he took office, though he has denied any illicit connection to Moscow (Photo: Reuters)
US President Donald Trump

on Friday announced he will delay by six months a decision on imposing steep tariffs on imported autos while the pursues talks with key trading partners.

"Within 180 days... the shall update me on the outcome of the negotiations," Trump said in a proclamation issued by the

Trump had been facing a Saturday deadline to announce whether to implement 25 per cent punitive duties on autos -- a possibility that has worried the and in particular, as well as and

First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 19:01 IST
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