(REUTERS) – Harley-Davidson Inc could be forced to raise prices in Europe due to EU tariffs on U.S. goods, hitting buyers of new motorcycle models when they are shipped to dealers later in the year, the head of its central European business said.
Earlier this week, the European Commission said it would start charging import duties of 25 percent on a range of U.S. products from Friday after Washington imposed tariffs on EU steel and aluminum at the start of June.
"Of course this will have an impact on the price. We will try and make it as painless as possible but no company can foot this alone," Christian Arnezeder told Reuters TV in an interview.
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