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U.S. ambassador: Japan 'effectively redistributing market share' away from the U.S. via TPP, deal with EU

April 18, 2019 at 1:04 PM
The U.S. ambassador to Japan this week said the Japanese government was “effectively redistributing market share” away from the U.S. by signing trade agreements with others. William Hagerty, in an interview with Nikkei , noted Japan's new trade deal with the European Union and the newly implemented Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership – which President Trump abandoned after taking office – in calling for equal treatment. “By implementing these agreements before addressing our bilateral trade relationship, Japan...

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