How a weak Japanese yen affects the U.S. economy

Mar 27, 2024
Japanese autos have not dropped in price and U.S. exports now become more expensive.
Until recently, Japan’s central bank has kept interest rates low to spur growth.
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New U.S.-Japan trade deal benefits some farmers and e-commerce

Oct 8, 2019
The deal comes at a time when other parts of the Trump administration’s trade agenda have stalled.
President Trump shakes hands with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during a bilateral meeting at the G7 Summit in August 2019.
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