US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Japan’s ambassador to the US Shinsuke Sugiyama in front of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump hails victory for American farmers as US and Japan sign limited trade deal

  • Agreement will lead Japan to eliminate or reduce tariffs on an additional US$7 billion of US food and agricultural products
  • In return, Washington has agreed to cut US tariffs on US$40 million in Japanese agricultural goods and to ease tariff rate quotas on beef
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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Japan’s ambassador to the US Shinsuke Sugiyama in front of US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. Photo: Reuters
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