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US-Japan Moving Ahead with Trade Discussions

Posted Friday, May 24, 2019 by
Arslan Butt • 1 min read

The trade talks with China may have come to a standstill for now, but the US is making progress on trade deals with other countries around the world. A few days ago, we discussed the progress US and Turkey had made on trade, and it looks like Japan is next.

Earlier today, Japanese Economy Minster Toshimitsu Motegi confirmed that he will be meeting with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Tokyo on Saturday. Both parties will hold trade discussions before the summit meeting on Monday.

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe is set to meet US President Donald Trump at the upcoming summit meeting, and discuss a variety of issues sure to pique markets’ interests. Some of the pertinent topics on the agenda include trade, North Korean nuclear program, and the upcoming G20 summit.

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Arslan Butt // Index & Commodity Analyst
Arslan Butt is our Lead Commodities and Indices Analyst. Arslan is a professional market analyst and day trader. He holds an MBA in Behavioral Finance and is working towards his Ph.D. Before joining FX Leaders Arslan served as a senior analyst in a major brokerage firm. Arslan is also an experienced instructor and public speaker.
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