Pacific Trade Accord Boosts Abe's Drive to Recharge Japan

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  • Abe has called 12-nation deal 'core' to his growth strategy
  • Pact sets stage for Abe to push shifts in agriculture sector

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s efforts to push through structural changes to recharge Japan’s economy got a boost as negotiators reached a deal on a Pacific trade pact that would create the world’s biggest regional trade zone.

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