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Trump: Not ‘thrilled’ with strong US dollar, hurts manufacturing

Breaking with decades of US policy, Trump said on Twitter that a weaker dollar would help US firms compete. (File photo: Reuters)

US President Donald Trump said Thursday he is not happy with the strong US dollar, which is hurting American manufacturing, and blamed the Federal Reserve for keeping interest rates too high.
 
Breaking with decades of US policy, Trump said on Twitter that a weaker dollar would help US firms compete. “As your President, one would think that I would be thrilled with our very strong dollar. I am not!” 

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Last Update: Thursday, 8 August 2019 KSA 17:59 - GMT 14:59
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