Obama Firm on Opening Japan to U.S. Automakers as Abe Visits

Obama Firm on Opening Japan to U.S. Automakers as Abe Visits

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A dealer works behind the U.S. and Japanese national flags displayed in a foreign exchange brokerage in Tokyo. The Trans-Pacific Partnership is being negotiated among the U.S. and 10 other Pacific nations with the aim of bringing down tariffs, strengthening patent protection and allowing greater access to government contracts.