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China says it did not offer President Donald Trump a deal to slash the trade gap by $200 billion. Hours earlier, it dropped an antidumping investigation into US sorghum imports in a conciliatory gesture as top officials meet in Washington, Reuters says.

Japanese inflation is moving further away from the Bank of Japan’s 2% target. Core inflation, which excludes fresh food, rose by just 0.7% in the year

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