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The Future of Asia 2019

US-Japan trade talks off to a strong start, Tokyo trade chief says

Motegi says that America's requests do not exceed TPP levels

TOKYO -- Trade talks between Japan and the U.S. 'had a very good start', Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan's Minister of Economic and Fiscal Policy, said here on Friday at Nikkei's Conference on the Future of Asia, .

The remarks come shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump's four-day visit to Japan. Motegi also met with his U.S. counterpart, Robert Lighthizer, in April and May .

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