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President Donald Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage

US President told the group of top business executives there had never been a better time to invest in the United States.

President Donald Trump urges greater Japanese investment in U.S., knocks trade advantage

Tokyo: U.S. President Donald Trump urged Japanese business leaders on Saturday to increase their investment in the United States while saying Japan had a substantial edge on trade that negotiators were trying to even out.

Trump arrived in Japan earlier on Saturday for a state visit.

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He told the group of top business executives there had never been a better time to invest in the United States.