Japan, U.S. ministers meet over steel, aluminum tariffs

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The Japanese and U.S. industry ministers on Monday met to discuss Washington's imposition of higher tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Japan. Japan's trade and industry minister Koichi Hagiuda met with U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo in Tokyo in hopes of persuading the visiting official to move her nation toward abolishing the additional tariffs that were imposed by former U.S. President Donald Trump. The meeting comes after the United States ended a similar dispute last month with the European Union and is now allowing a certain quantity of European steel and aluminum to enter d...

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