Trump says looking at whether Apple should be exempt from China tariffs

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump views Apple products as he tours Apple’s Mac Pro manufacturing plant in Austin, Texas, U.S., November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he was considering whether to exempt Apple Inc(AAPL.O) from tariffs on Chinese imports.

“We’re looking at that,” Trump said in answer to a reporter’s question about the tariffs. He spoke after touring a plant in Austin with Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that assembles Apple computers.

Reporting by Steve Holland; Writing by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler


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