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Robert Lighthizer, U.S. President Donald Trump's pick for his point man on trade, meets with Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday.
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Japan braces for tough trade talks with old US hand

Farm, auto exports high on Trump administration's agenda

TAKESHI KAWANAMI, Nikkei staff writer | Japan

WASHINGTON -- The man expected to become America's next chief trade negotiator indicated Tuesday that the new U.S. administration will put heavy pressure on Japan to make concessions in agriculture imports on the way toward a bilateral free trade agreement.

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