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Aso conveys to Secretary Mnuchin Japan’s concern over higher U.S. tariffs

  • July 23, 2018
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TBS and TV Asahi said Finance Minister Aso told reporters on Sunday that he conveyed to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin at their bilateral talks held on the sidelines of the meeting of G20 finance leaders in Buenos Aires Japan’s position on the United States’ steel and aluminum tariffs and national security investigation into auto imports. Fuji TV added that Aso reportedly asked that Washington not increase tariffs on auto imports. The broadcaster quoted Secretary Mnuchin as telling the press that President Trump is committed to free and fair and more balanced trade. NHK quoted the Secretary as reportedly saying the United States wants free and fair trade.

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