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Japan wants auto tariffs scrapped immediately in UK trade treaty

Tokyo and London seek to quickly seal a post-Brexit deal to take effect 2021

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the Conservative Party to a decisive victory in parliamentary elections, making it all but certain that the UK will soon leave the European Union.    © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japan will seek an instant and complete removal of auto tariffs as it negotiates a trade treaty with the U.K. that the partners aim to take effect at the start of 2021.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson led the Conservative Party to an overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections Thursday, making it likely that the U.K. will leave the European Union as scheduled at the end of January.

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