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Abe's friendly relationship with Trump didn't earn tariff exemptions for Japan

May 10, 2018
Tokyo expected treatment equal to that of the European Union, one expert says.
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe walk to their joint press conference at the White House last year.
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A fundamentally different American economy?

Apr 20, 2018
Also, the president seems determined to stick with bilateral trade deals.
President Donald Trump speaks to autoworkers at the American Center for Mobility in 2017 in Ypsilanti, Michigan.
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Trump talks America First at APEC Conference

Nov 10, 2017
President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping both spoke today at an Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam. The Chinese president talked of economic openness and international cooperation … President Trump pledged to put America first and to pursue bilateral trade agreements instead of multilateral ones. In other words, the U.S. should […]