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Trade war

Harley-Davidson shifts base for China exports to Thailand

US motorcycle maker also looks to build in EU as tariffs take toll

Tit-for-tat tariffs imposed by China and the EU are driving manufacturing operations of the iconic motorcycle maker out of the U.S.   © Reuters

NEW YORK -- Harley-Davidson said on Tuesday it plans to move manufacturing of its China-bound motorcycles out of the U.S. to Thailand this year to escape Chinese tariffs levied on American vehicle imports.

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