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In Japan, Biden to launch economic plan for region sceptical on benefits

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By Trevor Hunnicutt and Yoshifumi Takemoto TOKYO (Reuters) – President Joe Biden headed to Japan on Sunday to launch a plan for greater U.S. economic engagement with the Indo-Pacific, facing criticism even before the programme is announced that it will offer scant benefit to countries in the region. On the second leg of his first Asia trip as president, Biden is to meet with leaders of Japan, India and Australia, the “Quad,” another cornerstone of his strategy to push back against China’s expanding influence. In Tokyo on Monday, Biden will call on Emperor Naruhito before talks with Prime Minis…

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