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Source: Japan sees path to quick deal with U.S.

May 13, 2019 at 12:09 PM
The U.S. and Japan could reach a quick trade deal and present a unified front against China at the G-20 summit next month by borrowing heavily from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a source close to the Abe administration told Inside U.S. Trade . U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi have set “a negotiating schedule aimed at striking a deal early on,” according to a report in Nikkei. The schedule was agreed to in a phone conversation...


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