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Japan, which has a consistent trade surplus with the U.S., is putting the finishing touches on a package that it claims will create 700,000 jobs in the U.S. and help create a $450-billion market, Reuters reported, citing government sources familiar with the plans.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Trump are expected to meet on Feb. 10. Major Japanese newspapers cited a draft of the proposal that calls for cooperation on building high-speed trains in the U.S. northeast, Texas and California. The two sides would also jointly develop artificial intelligence, robotics, space and Internet technology.
The Japanese may use money from its foreign exchange reserves to fund the package, Reuters reported.
Abe has been grilled repeatedly in parliament over Trump's rejection of a regional trade initiative, the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and over how he plans to handle friction over trade, saying he believed it was possible to strike a bilateral agreement with the Trump administratio
originally posted by: iTruthSeeker
originally posted by: knowledgehunter0986
a reply to: mobiusmale
Very promising and exciting indeed, but I'm sure he still won't get the credit he deserves and it will be spun in a negative light..
Yes, Trump is only interested in AI and robotics because HE is Skynet! Ahhhhhhhhhh!!!!