Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe has struck a conciliatory tone in response to Donald Trump’s accusation of currency manipulation and unfair trade policy. The two leaders are due to meet in Washington on Friday.
The planned US tariffs on steel and aluminum have not gone down well with the United States' trading partners. With trade tensions intensifying, will we also see a currency war to make things even worse?
Japan's prime minister has warned that North Korea's offer of denuclearization talks with South Korea and the US could be designed to buy time. Beijing urged the US and the North to hold talks as soon as possible.
Leading US trade associations have written to President Donald Trump, urging him to halt plans to slap higher tariffs on Chinese imports. They said they feared a chain reaction of negative consequences.
US President Donald Trump has said he thinks Pyongyang will adhere to a promise to suspend missile tests. The billionaire has agreed to take part in a historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un within weeks.
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