Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump in 2017. Photo: Kyodo

Will Shinzo Abe’s ‘personal chemistry’ with Donald Trump prevent bust-up over trade during US president’s state visit to Japan?

  • Trump has made clear he is unhappy with Japan’s US$68 billion trade surplus with the US, much of it from auto exports
  • They are also expected to discuss North Korea’s nuclear and missile programmes and China’s economic and military rise
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump in 2017. Photo: Kyodo
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