President Donald Trump signed an agreement this week that will eliminate or lower Japanese tariffs for certain U.S. agricultural products. Other agricultural goods will receive preferential U.S.-specific quotas.
The agreement restores benefits for American farmers which were lost when Trump pulled out of a broad Asia-Pacific pact in his first week in office. It also provides for limited use of safeguards by Japan for surges in various products such as beef, pork, whey and oranges.
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