Trump in Asia Calls for Japan Trade Agreement Despite Pushback

November 7, 2017 11:14 AM

President Trump is hitting the road on his first trip to Asia as president, making stops in Japan, South Korea and China.

While global security is top of mind in the midst of constant threats from North Korea, Trump is continuing to push the key issue of his economic agenda, trade.

At his stop in Japan, Trump said the U.S. is open for business, but he wanted to reshape the two nations’ trade relationship. Japan prefers a multi-national agreement, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), while Trump is pushing a bi-lateral deal.

Watch the full story on AgDay above.

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