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Day ahead – October 23, 2018: Japan monitoring US-China trade tensions, new ASF detections, China boosts rural infrastructure efforts

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Japanese Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said he wants to monitor the impact of the trade war between the US and China for effects on the global economy. Meanwhile, African swine fever (ASF) was found in packed pork sausage that a traveler brought into Japan from Beijing, and China announced it will seek to increase infrastructure construction in rural areas of the country.


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