As the resurrected TPP moves forward, Japanese consumer groups and farmers fear the effects.Many argue that seeds are likely to become more expensive by the proposed abolishment of the Seed Law.
US wheat growers are likely to lose some market share in Japan in the coming years because of a free trade agreement between Japan and the European Union, and the newly constituted Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new USDA report warns.
Tokyo’s point man travelling to Vietnam, Mexico to seek consensus on outstanding issues.
Japan’s agricultural, forestry and fisheries output will suffer by up to ¥150 billion ($1.3 billion) once the effects of an 11-member Pacific Rim free trade agreement kick in
Japan, Indonesia, Vietnam, the Philippines in the Pacific region are among the countries in the list to start a dialogue on Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) which will pave the way towards FTA for promoting trade liberalization.
Taiwan asked Japan for support in its efforts to join a new regional trade arrangement called the "Comprehensive Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership" (CPTPP) to contribute to regional prosperity.
The implicit cross-border data flow commitments do not have a sufficient safeguard. This is not compatible with the EU Fundamental rights system.
Japan and the European Union finalized negotiations on a free trade deal, with the two sides aiming to implement it in early 2019.
The Tamil Nadu government moved the Madras High Court for an interim stay on carmaker Nissan Motor from proceeding with international arbitration over the alleged non-payment of incentives being claimed by it from the State.
Japan and the European Union intend to bring an economic partnership agreement into effect in 2019 as planned by finalizing tariff-related measures first and setting aside those on investment.
Malmstroem has expressed her intention to conclude a final deal by Christmas. Japan and the EU reached a broad agreement in the EPA talks in July.
Japanese automaker Nissan Motor has begun international arbitration against India to seek more than $770 million in a dispute over unpaid state incentives.
While Japan in particular wants a quick deal on the pact that Trump abandoned earlier this year, Canada says more talks are needed on contentious points.
The APEC Leaders’ summit meeting, which took place in Danang, Vietnam, crystallized the new geopolitics of trade in Asia.
China-Japan-South Korea FTA negotiations were launched in November 2012, with the 12th round of the negotiations being held in Tokyo in April 2017.
Japan and the United States are sailing toward a joint strategy focused on the Indian-Pacific region as one way of containing the maritime advances being made by China into the East China Sea and South China Sea.
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will not reach an agreement in 2017 while Japan signs deal with ASEAN covering services and investment.