US, Japan sign ‘first phase’ of trade deal

United States President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pictured) formally signed on Wednesday what Trump called “the first stage of a phenomenal new Japan trade deal.”

Promote the World’s Leading social investment networkJoin eToro partners and profit from the fastest- enter with me, you will receive a dollar bonus($100). Read more

The US president added that the first phase will open up the Japanese market to $7 billion of US agricultural products, including pork, beef and corn which potentially means “big dollars for US farmers”.

Abe noted that the new agreement covers industrial, agricultural and digital trade as well.