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Abe prepares to 'buy' Trump's favour with major deals

He will woo US president with infrastructure projects and financing deals designed to create jobs in the US

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Mr Abe hopes to dissuade Mr Trump from accusing Japan of unfair trade or currency manipulation, analysts say.

Tokyo

ARMED with public- and private-sector projects and financing deals reportedly worth US$450 billion, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to "buy" his country's way into the favour of US President Donald Trump when the pair meet for a summit in the US this weekend.

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