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Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee in the United States presidential election, has repeatedly attacked Japan. Trump’s “Japan bashing” centers upon two main points.

The first is that Japan is profiting unfairly by using the weak yen as a weapon with which to ravage the U.S. market. On a related note, Trump has made a full-on attack of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, describing the free trade agreement as “a mortal threat to American manufacturing.”

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