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Japan’s farms face up to $1bn hit from US trade deal
Japanese agricultural production will decline 60 billion to 110 billion yen ($552 million to $1.01 billion) under the bilateral trade deal with the US, the government said.
As UK eyes post-Brexit trade deal with Japan, its hand may not be as strong as it thinks
With the UK looking to secure its economic future and seize the purported benefits of Brexit, London has been ramping up its negotiating capacity and making overtures to trade partners.
Japan prepares bill to ratify US trade deal
US President Donald Trump has said the deal does not require congressional approval.
US, Japan sign trade deals
President Trump oversaw the signing of two limited trade deals with Japan, slashing tariffs on $7.2 billion worth of America’s agricultural exports, but avoiding thorny issues such as auto tariffs.
US-Japan trade agreement text (2019)
As published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative
US-Japan digital trade agreement text (2019)
As published by the Office of the United States Trade Representative
Where the US-Japan trade deal falls short of Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump
The deal offers worse access to Japan for some US agricultural goods than the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
India’s trade with its FTA partners: experiences, challenges and way forward
India has viewed FTAs as an important tool to enhance its trade and investment, and signed a number of trade agreements with various countries or groups. And India’s experience intrade with its major FTA partners has not been very encouraging.
Ag leaders react to US - Japan trade deal
Ag leaders believe a new free trade agreement with Japan should put billions of dollars back in the pockets of American farmers.
China, Japan and S.Korea agree to push FTA, RCEP talks and pay joint efforts on peninsula issue
China, Japan and South Korea agreed to push forward and speed up negotiations on the free trade area (FTA) and Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), as the three countries‘ foreign ministers met in Beijing on Wednesday.
Will the United States’ trade deal with Japan make life more difficult for China?
The signing of a trade agreement between Washington and Tokyo may complicate efforts to resolve the US-China tariff war, observers say, as it could bolster the US’s attempts to force Beijing into acquiescing to its demands.
US-Japan trade deal robs NZ exporters of CPTPP advantage
New Zealand beef and cheese exporters to Japan will be robbed of the recently acquired advantage over US producers, who will gain access to the high-value market on the same terms as CPTPP signatories.
Abe, Trump reach trade deal, Japan exempt from higher auto tariffs
Japanese Prime Minister and US President signed off on a bilateral trade agreement that cuts tariffs on farm and industrial products.
US-Japan trade deal may be delayed over car tariffs
The United States and Japan may fall short of signing a trade deal this week, as negotiators from both countries grapple with how to resolve President Trump’s threat to place tariffs on cars from Japan.
UK preparing for post-Brexit FTA with Japan
Britain’s international trade secretary Liz Truss says the UK has started preparations to conclude a free trade agreement with Japan after leaving the European Union.
Explainer: Abe, Trump head for trade deal; auto tariffs a sticking point
Japan is expected to agree to cut tariffs on imports of US beef and pork to around levels granted to signatories of the multilateral Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Japan, New Zealand to jointly aim for expanded TPP
Japan and New Zealand to work toward expanding the existing 11-member trans-Pacific partnership free trade pact as they seek further economic and regional integration in the Indo-Pacific.
Trump races for trade deals with Japan and India as China fight persists
The Trump administration is racing to announce limited trade deals with Japan and India, as President Trump tries to score some wins amid a protracted trade fight with China
Trump says US and Japan have reached initial trade agreement
President Trump said that his administration had reached an initial trade agreement with Japan and would announce a deal in the coming weeks.
Japan to eliminate tariffs on US wine in trade deal: Nikkei
Japan will eliminate the tariffs on US wine within five to seven years after the trade agreement goes into effect.