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Compiled from wire reports SEATTLE — The United States on Wednesday proposed extending a bilateral automotive trade pact due to expire at the end of the year after a joint review showed that some progress has been made in improving access and competition in the Japanese market.

The proposal was made during U.S.-Japanese working-level talks that began here Tuesday as a followup to the 1995 bilateral auto and auto-parts trade accord, Japanese government officials said.

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