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Japan economy minister declines comment on Trump's Toyota tweet
January 6, 2017 / 2:24 AM / a year ago

Japan economy minister declines comment on Trump's Toyota tweet

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economy Minister Nobuteru Ishihara said on Friday he had no comment on tweets by U.S. President-elect Donald Trump about Toyota Motor Corp (7203.T) before Trump takes office.

Japan's newly appointed Economics Minister Nobuteru Ishihara walks into Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo, Japan, January 28, 2016. REUTERS/Yuya Shino

Trump threatened in a tweet to impose heavy taxes on the automaker if it builds its Corolla cars for the U.S. market at a plant in Mexico.

Reporting by Stanley White; Editing by Chris Gallagher

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