Trump tweeted . "Their employees and customers are already very angry at them". "There are no [trade] talks planned", European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmström said Tuesday, adding that Harley-Davidson's relocation decision was exactly the type of reaction Europe had been aiming for with its counter-tariffs.
But despite their alignment against the U.S. trade threat, the EU and China remain at odds over issues including the lack of reciprocal access for European firms and the EU's reluctance to endorse China's Belt and Road trade and infrastructure program.
Turkey's foreign minister said on Monday that oppressed people of the world and the Muslim community prayed for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's election victory. Erdogan, the most popular but also divisive leader in modern Turkish history, argues the new powers will better enable him to tackle the nation's economic problems - the lira has lost 20 percent against the dollar this year - and deal with Kurdish rebels in southeast Turkey and in neighboring Iraq and Syria.
Harley-Davidson declined interview requests Monday but said in prepared remarks that the company "maintains a strong commitment to US -based manufacturing which is valued by riders globally". Earlier this year the White House imposed a 25% tariff on steel and a 10% tariff on aluminium imports from several countries, including the 27-member EU.
CNN reports that Erdogan declared himself the victor before the results were announced, leading to opposition claims that "state media and the election commission had manipulated the results and saying it was too early to be sure of the outcome".
Mohammed Barkindo, Opec secretary general. The talks in the Austrian capital were the latest steps in a process that has whipsawed oil markets for weeks as consumers from the U.S. However, he indicated that some countries could pick up production if others lag. Trump slapped fresh sanctions on Tehran in May and market watchers expect Iran's output to drop by a third by the end of 2018.