US and Japan Agree Initial Trade Deal Focusing on Agriculture

The US and Japan have agreed an initial trade deal that will eliminate or lower tariffs on certain products traded between them.

Duties on some agricultural goods will be removed or lowered, while digital products will also benefit.

US President Donald Trump said the world’s first and third largest economies achieved a “tremendous” deal.

The trade agreement did not mention car tariffs of up to 25%, which were previously threatened by the US.

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