Two congressional Democrats on Monday blamed Ford Motor Co.’s exit from Japan on the lack of currency manipulation provisions in a sweeping Asia-Pacific trade deal.

Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) and Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-Mich.), who are both opposed to the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) that includes Japan, said the agreement doesn’t crack down on exchange rate policies or remove barriers to Tokyo’s auto industry that would help U.S. manufacturers.

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