Japan’s PM defends its automakers against U.S. import probe

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin following their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia May 26, 2018. Picture: REUTERS/Grigory Dukor

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Monday he would seek to convince President Donald Trump of the crucial role his country’s automakers play in boosting the U.S. economy. The Trump administration decided last week to begin a national security investigation into auto imports that could lead to new U.S. tariffs similar […]

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