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Ecuadorian trade minister hopes to have EPA with Japan
Ecuadorian Foreign Trade and Investments Minister Pablo Campana expressed his intention to have an economic partnership agreement with Japan
Georgia ready to start free trade talks with Japan
Georgia is ready to start negotiations with Japan on a free trade agreement. Foreign Ministers discussed the ongoing negotiations of bilateral investment agreement.
United for a strong movement against JEFTA
Let’s build a movement against the EU-Japan trade agrement together.
Japan to accept more caregivers from three Southeastern Asian countries
Japan is planning to accept a greater number of caregivers from three Southeastern Asian countries having bilateral free trade agreements with Tokyo as part of efforts to address a labour shortage in the country.
Japan asks Colombia to join TPP
Japan’s foreign minister has met his new Colombian counterpart and asked the South American country to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement.
Japan and Peru agree to seek early implementation of TPP
Japan has already completed its domestic procedures to ratify the pact and Peru is in the midst of its own ratification process.
Japan, US to meet again on trade in September: Japan economy minister
Motegi and Lighthizer exchanged views on individual trade areas but nothing has been decided.
Japan sticks to TPP, US seeks bilateral deal in 1st trade talks
Motegi told Lighthizer that Japan believes the TPP — an 11-member regional trade pact from which the United States withdrew last year — is the best trade deal for the two countries.
No easy answers as Japan, US head for new round of trade talks
Japan will try to avert steep tariffs on its car exports and fend off US demands for a bilateral free trade agreement at talks in Washington, but a quick fix for the trade imbalance between the two countries appears elusive.
US and Japan to duel over auto tariffs and FTA at first trade talks
Toyota supplier Denso expects $700m hit if levies are implemented.
Trade agreement with Japan is crucial for US beef industry
Research from the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture indicates that a trade agreement with Japan is crucial for the US beef industry
USTR Lighthizer eyes 1st trade talks with Japan by late Aug.
US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said Thursday he plans to hold a first round of trade talks with Toshimitsu Motegi, Japan’s economic and fiscal policy minister, "in the next 30 days."
US courts allies with free trade offers at G20, France resists
The United States sought to woo Europe and Japan with free trade deals to gain leverage in an escalating tariff war with China but its overtures faced stiff resistance from France at a G20 finance ministers meeting.
Top Japanese official has no interest in trade deal with just the US
Chief Cabinet Secretary Suga says US should return to TPP.
Educators in the EU and Japan demand education be left out of trade agreement
The agreement poses direct threats to the provision of high-quality public services, such as education, in particular through restricting governments’ capacity to regulate in the public interest, encouraging further liberalisation of services and expanding the rights of multinational corporations.
‘Huge growth opportunities for agri-food exports’: How the EU-Japan trade deal will benefit EU food
The European Union and Japan signed a landmark agreement that is expected to boost trade in agri-food products.
Japan, EU sign free trade pact amid worries about Trump
The deal removes EU tariffs of 10 percent on Japanese cars and 3 percent on most car parts. It would also scrap Japanese duties of some 30 percent or more on EU cheese and 15 percent on wines, and secure access to large public tenders in Japan.
TPP chief negotiators to meet in Japan
Chief negotiators from the 11 countries that signed the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement will hold talks in Japan
Postponed EU-Japan summit moved to Tokyo
Tokyo will now host an EU-Japan summit on July 17 to sign a free trade accord after the Japanese premier cancelled the talks in Brussels because of deadly floods at home.
Signature of economic and strategic partnership agreements expected at 25th EU-Japan summit
At their 25th bilateral summit, in Brussels on 11 July 2018, the EU and Japan will sign their strategic partnership agreement.