Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet

Ford says it's still making hatchback overseas despite President Trump's tweet

The company said the administration should remove "critical components" such as parts of refrigerators and mixers from the proposed list and add finished products such as dishwashers to mitigate negative impact on USA manufacturing.

The tariffs, ranging from 5 percent to 25 percent, would apply to 5,207 products, and USA actions will determine whether China adopts the additional duties, Beijing said at the time. Ford canceled those plans, citing tariffs imposed by the Trump administration.

"Because all tariffs ultimately show up as a tax on U.S. consumers, they will increase the cost of Apple products that our customers have come to rely on in their daily lives", Apple wrote in the letter.

"It is hard to see how tariffs that hurt USA companies and US consumers will advance the Government's objectives with respect to China's technology policies", Apple wrote.

Whirlpool Corp said proposed tariffs on components from China would increase costs and create supply chain problem for US manufacturers, putting them at a competitive disadvantage. Automakers like to run plants on at least two shifts, and preferably three per day to cover the cost of building and equipping the factory, and to turn a profit.

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China has threatened retaliation, which could include action against United States companies operating there. Products mentioned in the letter are Apple Watch, AirPods, HomePod, Beats, AirPort, Time Capsule, MacMini, Apple Magic Mouse and Trackpad, Apple Pencil. Just tweak your global supply chain and start making your products here!

In addition, the chip industry is a source of trade surplus for the USA, including with China, Intel argued.

"The burden of the proposed tariffs will fall much more heavily on the United States than on China", Apple said in its letter. Cook also reportedly secured some kind of commitment that iPhones assembled overseas won't be subject to tariffs in Trump's brimming trade war with China.

Ford already announced earlier this year that it would reallocate $7 billion of research and development funds from cars to SUVs and trucks.

The US President said he would levy additional taxes on $267bn (£206.28bn) of goods over and above planned tariffs on $200bn (£154.52bn) of Chinese products.

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