Many Americans went to see the play, and the local newspapers were very favorable in their reviews, despite the mounting US-Japan trade friction and the contents of the play itself, a low point in US-Japan relations.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1992年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT071010", "2397946"
trade friction between Japan and the U.S
move quickly to ease trade friction between Japan and the U.S
【組織】US-Japan Joint Committee on Trade and Economic Problems
This may reflect a negative trend in Japanese attitudes toward foreigners, especially Western/American, as a result of trade friction between the countries.〔【出典】Hiragana Times, 1991年9月号◆【出版社】株式会社ヤック企画 〕"HT059022", "2535586"
total volume of Japan-America trade in the first half
The total trade value between China and Japan surpassed that of the United States and Japan, leaving China as Japan's largest trading partner."MB002728", "2509167"