Japan and Mexico failed to bridge their differences over five key farm products Friday after a two-day meeting on a free-trade agreement, but both parties agreed to continue talks, a Japanese official said.

The vice-ministerial talks in Tokyo failed to resolve the deadlock over orange juice, oranges, pork, chicken and beef, the official said.

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