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Raimondo touts new U.S.-Japan partnership, pledges to address tariffs

November 15, 2021 at 11:27 AM
During a trip to Tokyo on Monday, Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo announced the launch of a new U.S.-Japan Commercial and Industrial Partnership and pledged to prioritize the country’s concerns about Section 232 steel and aluminum tariffs, according to government readouts. During her first visit to Asia as secretary, Raimondo met with several Japanese business and government leaders including Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hagiuda Koichi, Minister of Foreign Affairs Hayashi Yoshimasa and Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hirozaku. Raimondo and...

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