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McKinney: Japan deal should ‘go live’ around Jan. 1

September 9, 2019 at 5:26 PM
The top trade official at the Agriculture Department told farmers on Monday that he expected a deal in principle with Japan, announced by the president last month, would “go live” around Jan. 1. “I believe the hope is that Prime Minister [Shinzo] Abe from Japan and President Trump are to sign an agreement on the margins of this month’s annual meeting in New York of the United Nations,” Under Secretary of Agriculture for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs Ted McKinney...

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