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Next stop in Trump’s trade crusade: Japan

Friday, September 7, 2018

China, the European Union, Canada and Mexico — US President Donald Trump is waging his trade war on many fronts, with the likelihood of Japan becoming the next battleground rising, according to US business daily The Wall Street Journal (WSJ). In a column written by WSJ Assistant Editor James Freeman on Thursday, the author said that Trump saw a “problem” with Japan’s $68.8 billion (€59.1 billion) trade surplus in 2017,…