US-Japan Trade Deal Coming in September, Trump Says

Posted on August 25, 2019 4:35 am

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President Donald Trump says the U.S. and Japan have reached agreement on a trade deal “in principle” that will be signed in September during the U.N. General Assembly.

Trump spoke to reporters as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the sidelines of the sidelines of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France.

Trump called the trade deal a “really tremendous deal for our farmers and agricultural ranchers”.

Abe appeared more restrained. Speaking through a translator, he said “We certainly would like to set the goal of signing this Japan-U.S. trade agreement, of seizing that opportunity”.

“We still have some remaining work that