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Trump attacks Harley-Davidson for leaving US as EU trade war LOOMS

July 3, 2018 8:45 PM
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Trump attacks Harley-Davidson for leaving US as EU trade war LOOMS

US President Donald Trump has hit out at motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson for leaving the US declaring that Washington will soon be "working with other motorcycle companies", after the firm announced plans to move operations outside America, following newly imposed EU tariffs against US companies.

Harley-Davidson confirmed that no operations will be shifting to Europe, but will soon see bases in Brazil, India, Australia and Thailand.

The motorcycle manufacturer will also be closing its factory at Kansas City, Missouri, and shift operations to York, Pennsylvania.

In 2017, Harley-Davidson's reported a 7.2 percent decline in motorcycle sales, while its US shipments decreased by 10.5 percent.

Source: express.co.uk

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