Japan, USA, reaching a framework trade agreement, with no tariff reductions on Japanese cars: Nikkei


TOKYO (Reuters) – The US and Japan have reached a broad trade framework, while Washington has kept tariffs on Japan's autonomy but Tokyo's cut tariffs on US beef and pork, Japan's Nikkei business said every day Saturday.

US Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer and Minister of the Economy Toshimitsu Motegi, reached the Friday debate in Washington, and will be announced at a meeting of President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe expected on Sunday regarding lines. Group of Seven meetings in Biarritz, France said, the newspaper.

The Nikkei did not mention any sources of his information.

The report comes shortly after Motegi told reporters in Washington that he and Lighthizer had made great progress in their talks.

Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; William Mallard wrote; Edited by Sandra Maler

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