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EU and Japan Sign One of World’s Largest Trade Pacts

HeadlineJul 18, 2018

The European Union and Japan signed one of the world’s largest free-trade agreements during a meeting of leaders in Tokyo Tuesday. The trade deal will cover a quarter of the global economy. It comes as the Trump administration has imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum from the European Union, threatened to incite a trade war with China, and pulled out of sweeping trade deals like the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.

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