TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - In the Japan-U.S. bilateral talks to be held Friday in Washington, economic issues concerning trade and currency will be the focus. U.S. President Donald Trump said that the Japanese auto market is “not fair,” and has reiterated that Japan’s foreign exchange policy is aimed at guiding the yen lower against the dollar. Given this situation, all eyes will be on whether or not Prime Minister Shinzo Abe can find ways to establish a positive economic relationship during talks with the president.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe intends to propose during a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump on Feb. 10 a bilateral economic cooperation plan, including the creation of a $450 billion market through railways and other infrastructure investments in the United States to generate 700,000 jobs.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Japanese automakers have 26 production bases and 36 research and development bases in the United States. Including auto dealers and other relevant facilities, they provided about 1.51 million jobs in the country as of 2015.
TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - Shinzo Abe’s diplomacy is being put to test. With the advent of Donald Trump, prospects for the Japan-U.S. alliance, which Abe places at the core of his diplomacy, are opaque, at best. Negotiations with Russia over the northern territories are facing difficulties. Relations with South Korea have been deteriorating & ties with China are not seeing any improvement, either.