EU-Japan deal: trading away our rights

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CEO | 12 September 2017

EU-Japan deal: trading away our rights

Imagine the EU finds a new chemical to be dangerous. The EU would like to ban it but is unable to, or is only able to do so with major delays and laxer standards….

This is how regulatory cooporation, part of a new trade deal with Japan, could trade away our rights.

The European Commission is negotiating trade deals on behalf of all European citizens, and it is currently finalising a deal with Japan, the Japan-European Union Free Trade Agreement or JEFTA. This agreement will set the basis for regulatory cooperation between the European Union and Japan.

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