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It took 8 yrs, Trump's tariff war for China, Japan to hold economic summit

Asia's two largest economies have reason to cooperate in the face of President Donald Trump's moves to impose tariffs on imports

AP | PTI  |  Tokyo 

Participants of a high-level Japan-China economic dialogue in Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)
Participants of a high-level Japan-China economic dialogue in Tokyo, Japan, April 16, 2018. (Photo: Reuters)

and have resumed high-level economic talks after a hiatus of nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.


The Japan-High-Level Economic Dialogue was being held Monday in for the first time since August 2010.

The Chinese side was led by Wang Yi, the first visit by a Chinese for bilateral talks since 2009.

Asia's two largest economies have reason to cooperate in the face of Donald Trump's moves to impose tariffs on imports from their countries and his demands that they open their markets more to American exports.

Japanese is headed to the this week to meet Trump.

First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 09:40 IST
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