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US and France move to avoid trade war in digital service tax dispute

Tuesday 21 January 2020 | 11:18 CET | News
Update: 22 January 2020 | 10:23 CET
French president Emmanuel Macron said via Twitter that he had positive talks with his US counterpart on a future deal that will avoid a trade war between the two countries over the disagreement caused by France's digital service tax.

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[22/01/2020 10:23 - Update: Suspension of tax payment until end-2020]


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Countries: France / United States
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