• Reuters


Negotiations between Japan and the United States over U.S. steel and aluminum tariffs are “robust,” with a U.S.-EU deal to ease the duties serving as a “template,” Japan’s ambassador to Washington said on Monday.

“We have accelerated discussions. There has been robust negotiation taking place, including at the ministerial level,” Koji Tomita said during a virtual forum hosted by the Washington International Trade Association (WITA).

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