US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a meeting in Tokyo. Photo: AP

Japan struggles to elude Trump’s auto tariff threat in final US trade agreement

  • Shinzo Abe and Donald Trump announced a preliminary trade deal in August, with Japan cutting tariffs on US agricultural products
  • But Trump has left the door open to higher duties on Japanese vehicles in a final agreement due later this month
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US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ahead of a meeting in Tokyo. Photo: AP
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