Trump raps Toyota's plan to build factory in Mexico
Jiji -- Jan 06
Incoming U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday criticized a plan by leading Japanese automaker Toyota Motor Corp. <7203> to build a new factory in Mexico.

"Toyota Motor said will build a new plant" in Baja California, Mexico, to make Corolla cars for exports to the United States, Trump said on his Twitter account.

"No Way!," he said, adding, "Build plant in U.S. or pay big border tax."

This is the first time that Trump has criticized a Japanese company since he won the U.S. presidential election in November last year. The remarks that can be taken as a threat are likely to cause controversy, pundits said.

アメリカのトランプ次期大統領は、トヨタ自動車がメキシコに新しい工場を建設する計画を批判し、アメリカ国内で生産するか、多額の国境税を支払うよう要求しました。
News sources: Jiji, ANNnewsCH
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