French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of a D-Day event in Normandy, France, in June. Photo: Reuters

Emmanuel Macron seals tariff truce with Trump in digital tax dispute

  • Full-blown trade war averted as both sides agree to hold off on tariffs and continue negotiations with European partners until end of 2020
  • US had been threatening duties on US$2.4 billion of French goods after France hit multinational companies with tax on digital revenues
Topic |   US-ally trade wars
French President Emmanuel Macron (left) and US President Donald Trump on the sidelines of a D-Day event in Normandy, France, in June. Photo: Reuters
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