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Japan-EU agree to massive free-trade deal

The European Union and Japan have agreed in principle to one of the largest free-trade deals to date. The so-called Economic Partnership Agreement is likely to give Japan's auto industry better access to European markets.

The European Union and Japan have agreed in principle to one of the largest free-trade deals to date.

The so-called Economic Partnership Agreement is likely to give Japan's auto industry better access to European markets.

But the deal is being seen as a show of opposition to the US President Donald Trump's protectionist turn.

Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Chiba, Japan.

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