Toyota pickup trucks bound for shipment in a lot at night at the port in Nagoya. Photo: Bloomberg

EU and Japan will establish world’s biggest free-trade zone in 2019, in rebuke to ‘tariff man’ in Washington

  • Japan had been part of the Trans-Pacific Partnership that Donald Trump rejected on his first day in office, turning Tokyo’s focus to other partners
  • The EU has also looked elsewhere after negotiations with the US stalled in 2016. It concluded an updated trade deal with Mexico earlier this year
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Toyota pickup trucks bound for shipment in a lot at night at the port in Nagoya. Photo: Bloomberg
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