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Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

May 19, 2017

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, starting 90 days of ...

Toyota planning ¥100 billion bond issue to focus on R&D

/ May 18, 2017

Toyota planning ¥100 billion bond issue to focus on R&D

Toyota Motor Corp. is mulling issuing up to ¥100 billion ($900 million) in bonds with maturities of up to 20 years to invest in developing next-generation car technologies, sources close to the matter said Thursday. Toyota plans to spend around ¥1.05 trillion on research ...

May 18, 2017

U.S. energy chief Perry likely to visit Japan in June

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry may visit Japan in early June to have talks with Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko, sources said. Their talks are expected to cover the situation of struggling electronics and machinery maker Toshiba, including the reconstruction ...

/ | May 18, 2017

Tokyo stocks tumble on Trump worries

Stocks slumped on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Thursday amid growing risk-averse market sentiment on the back of political confusion surrounding U.S. President Donald Trump. The 225-issue Nikkei average lost 261.02 points, or 1.32 percent, to close at 19,553.86. On Wednesday, the key market gauge ...