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In Face Of Protectionism, EU And Japan Sign Huge Open-Trade Deal

The agreement will create an open-trade zone for 600 million people. The parties account for approximately one-third of GDP worldwide.

Japan and the European Union have signed a massive trade deal that creates an open-trade zone for more than 600 million people. The EU and Japan account for about one-third of GDP worldwide.

The deal has been in the works for years, but the parties reached a year ago, several months after President Trump

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