• Kyodo


The nation’s biggest business lobby is sending a delegation to the United States early this year to discuss trade policies with officials of the new U.S. administration of President Donald Trump, according to the head of the group.

“I’m worried about U.S. trade policy,” Sadayuki Sakakibara, chairman of the Japan Business Federation, also known as Keidanren, said in a recent interview with the media. Trump’s protectionist undertones “will not only be a negative for Japan but also for the United States,” he added.

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