EU wants luxury car tax to go in ‘give and take’ on trade deal

EU wants luxury car tax to go in ‘give and take’ on trade deal

Scrapping the $880 million luxury car tax could help Australian meat, rice and sugar producers secure greater access to important European Union markets as negotiations over a free trade agreement enter their final months. Australia’s automotive industry peak body says the country should scrap the tax in exchange for better market access for agricultural industries while one of the EU’s top trade negotiators, Bernd Lange, says the bloc is keen to see the tax go in the “give and take” …