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International relations

US and Japan at odds over linking currency to trade

Washington pushes for provisions on competitive devaluation

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japanese finance chiefs failed to reach agreement Thursday on whether exchange-rate policies should be negotiated as part of broader bilateral trade talks.

Finance Minister Taro Aso told Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin that monetary policy and trade should be discussed separately, but Mnuchin apparently rejected this proposal.

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