Abe and Trump Overseas network April 19, in the early March, the United States President Trump put forward the import of steel and aluminum tariffs on the practice of Japan was quite dissatisfied, because as an ally of the United States, Japan is not on the list of tariff exemption. During the visit of Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo to the United States, the two sides continued to collapse on this issue. In response, the US media said it would undoubtedly disappoint Japan. The The Associated Press and the Japan Times reported that on 18 days local time, Trump and Andouble said at a joint press conference held at sea lake manor that the two sides failed to reach agreement on Japans tariff exemption for steel and aluminum products. However, after 2 days of talks, the two sides announced their agreement to start negotiations on a free, fair and reciprocal trade agreement. When asked about tariffs, Trump replied: if we can reach a new agreement, then (tariff exemption) will certainly be what we are going to discuss, and I will consider removing Japan from the tariff list at some point in the future. But he also said that the current trade deficit between the two countries is too high, so it is not worth exempting from Japan. The U.S. Commerce Department data show that in 2017 between the U.S. and Japans trade deficit of $56 billion 100 million. In this regard, The Associated Press analysis said that the failure to reach an agreement will certainly disappoint Japan, considering that most of the United States allies, Australia, Canada, EU countries and Mexico have received tariff exemption. According to overseas reports earlier, Japan has already expressed its dissatisfaction with the United States. The US government has not yet explained why it is such a difference, Japanese economic news says that although the US tariffs on steel and aluminum are on the surface out of safeguarding national security, it is clear that the real purpose is to support the domestic metal industry.