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US and Japan to include digital products in trade talks

Lead negotiators wrap up first round of negotiations on cars and farm goods

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Japanese Economic and Fiscal Policy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi attend the first round of bilateral trade talks in Washington on April 15. (Photo by Rintaro Tobita)

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. and Japan concluded their first round of high-level negotiations on a bilateral trade deal on Tuesday, with the two sides pushing to finalize the scope of an agreement, including e-commerce and trade in digital products.

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