• Kyodo


During his recent visit to Japan, U.S. President Donald Trump urged Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to produce tangible results to improve the trade imbalance between the two countries, sources have said.

Trump appears to be trying to achieve his election campaign promise of reducing the ballooning U.S. trade deficit with countries including Japan and China, with an eye on the U.S. midterm elections in 2018, Japanese government officials said Thursday.

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