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Trump Hunts for Trade Deals in Asia

Instead, North Korea and other issues dominate the first stages of the president’s trip
Trump with Xi at the Forbidden City on Nov. 8

Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership has put the U.S. in a difficult position when it comes to Asian commerce. That was apparent in early November when the president embarked on a tour of East Asia that took him to Japan, South Korea, and China, with further stops planned in Vietnam and the Philippines. Trump was greeted with pomp, circumstance, and promises to buy more American goods, but the White House didn’t report any progress on

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