Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump shake hands during their summit meeting in New York on September 21. Photo: Kyodo

Trade trouble looms for Shinzo Abe as Trump looks to seal a US-Japan deal

William Pesek says the Japanese prime minister’s early friendliness with the US president failed to save the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, and he now faces pressure to strike a bilateral deal. Talk of access to US weapons technology may help divert Trump’s attention

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump shake hands during their summit meeting in New York on September 21. Photo: Kyodo
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