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Explainer: Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal

Sep 17 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to sign in New York later this month.

Explainer - Details on car tariffs fuzzy as U.S., Japan head for trade deal

Sep 17 2019

TOKYO U.S. President Donald Trump has said Washington and Tokyo have reached an initial trade deal that he and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe are expected to sign in New York later this month.

Pope Francis to visit Thailand, Japan in November

Sep 13 2019

BANGKOK/TOKYO Pope Francis will visit Asia in November and will be the first pope in nearly four decades to make a trip to Thailand and Japan, Vatican sources said.

BOJ seen ramping up stimulus this year, some bet on action next week: Reuters poll

Sep 12 2019

TOKYO An increasing number of economists expect the Bank of Japan to ramp up stimulus this year, with well over a third of them polled by Reuters betting the central bank would act next week.

Deadline looming, Japan struggles to elude Trump tariff threat

Sep 09 2019

TOKYO Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may have averted giving away too much in trade talks with U.S. President Donald Trump but Tokyo is struggling ahead of a late-month deadline to achieve its primary goal: get the unpredictable president to drop threats of punitive auto tariffs.

Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks

Aug 26 2019

TOKYO Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two countries were able to reach a broad agreement was "very valuable." | Video

Japan denies it gave Trump too much in trade talks

Aug 26 2019

TOKYO Japan's top government spokesman denied on Monday that Tokyo made too many concessions in trade talks with the United States, saying the fact the two countries were able to reach a broad agreement was "very valuable." | Video

Japan, U.S. reach framework trade pact, no U.S. concessions seen - Nikkei

Aug 23 2019

TOKYO The United States and Japan have reached the broad framework of a trade agreement, Japan's Nikkei business daily said on Saturday, with Tokyo making concessions on its agriculture but none immediately apparent from Washington on automobiles.

Bank of Japan now more likely to ease further, economists say: Reuters poll

Aug 13 2019

TOKYO The chances the Bank of Japan eases further have increased, according to over half of economists polled by Reuters after the central bank last month committed to expanding stimulus if a global slowdown derails the economic recovery here.

Japan's June household spending firm but real wages cloud outlook

Aug 05 2019

TOKYO Japan's household spending rose for a seventh straight month in June, amid signs resilient consumer activity could help counter the effects of weak global demand, although the consumption outlook was clouded by softer wages.

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