Abe, Trump Sign Paper Confirming Japan-U.S. Trade Deal

Politics Economy

New York, Sept. 25 (Jiji Press)--Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday signed a document confirming their countries' final agreement on a bilateral trade pact.

The signing took place during their meeting in New York. Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer had concluded the bilateral trade negotiations Monday.

Abe and Trump welcomed the final agreement.

"The two countries' economic relations will develop further" after the effectuation of the trade pact, which is seen boosting Japanese investments in the United States, Abe said.

The deal is a big victory for U.S. farmers, Trump said.

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