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UPDATE 1-Trump says will work on a trade deal with Brazil

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WASHINGTON, July 30 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his administration will pursue a trade agreement with Brazil, opening the door to a possible resolution over an earlier trade dispute between the two nations.

"We're going to work on a free trade agreement with Brazil," Trump told reporters at the White House without giving any other details.

The Trump administration imposed steel and aluminum tariffs on Brazil and a number of other countries last year as it sought to shore up the U.S. metals industry amid Trump's "America First" agenda.

Since then, Brazil far-right President Jair Bolsonaro won the presidency in a victory often compared to Trump's in their shared conservative and populist politics, and has since visited the White House.

"Brazil is a big trading partner. They charge us a lot of tariffs, but other than that we love the relationship," Trump told reporters on Tuesday, citing what he called his great relationship with Brazil and praising Bolsonaro. (Reporting by Alexandra Alper and Makini Brice Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Steve Orlofsky and Alistair Bell)