More on US/Japan trade talks - Lighthizer says raised concerns on very large trade deficit
US Trade Representative Lighthizer:
- Says US, Japanese top trade officials discussed goods, including agriculture, and digital trade in Washington talks
- Says US side raised concerns about "very large" trade deficit with Japan, agreed to meet in the near future
Bolding mine. Expect some fireworks out of this upcoming summit. Perhaps some yen tweets from you know who. And they won't be encouraging a weaker yen.