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Japan seeks to join U.S.-led Pacific trade talks

Blog by Brad Herman | March 16th, 2013

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Friday that Tokyo will seek to join talks on a U.S.-led Pacific free trade pact which proponents say will help tap vibrant regional growth, open Japan to tougher competition and create momentum for reforms needed to revive the long-stagnant economy.