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WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump mentioned that even though India has lowered its import tariff on American motorcycles from 100 per cent to 50 per cent, it's still too high and not applicable to him.

Trump mentioned the United States, underneath his management, is a country that can not be fooled.

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"We're not the foolish country that does so badly. You look at India, very good friend of mine, Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi, you take a look at what they've done, 100 per cent tax on a motorcycle. We charge them nothing," Trump informed CBS news in an interview on Monday.

Trump used to be referring to the import tariff on the Harley Davidson motorcycles, an issue that has been with regards to his heart and needs India to reduce it to zero.

"So, when Harley sends over there, they've 100 per cent tax. When they (India) ship in — they make a tremendous number of motorcycles — after they ship them in, no tax. I referred to as him. I mentioned it's unacceptable,” Trump mentioned, referring to his conversation with Prime Minister Modi.

"He (Modi) lowered it through 50 per cent with one telephone name. I mentioned it's still unacceptable because it's 50 per cent versus nothing. It's still unacceptable. And they are working on it," he mentioned, indicating that the 2 nations are still in talks to unravel the problem of import tariffs on American motorcycles.

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"But if I did not, if we didn't have the ability of what we've, and if we were not the bank--well, if we were not the financial institution we wouldn't also be speaking about it because no one would care. But we're the financial institution that everyone needs to rob, and that is the reason what they have been doing for a protracted time frame. $800 billion we've in trade deficits with other nations. So you tell me who made those offers,” he mentioned in keeping with a question.

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