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….
China has shown no hesitation in disregarding its obligations under the free trade agreement with South Korea to take retaliatory measures against the deployment of a US missile defense system in the peninsula, say Korean media
Prime Minister Theresa May said she’s keen for the UK to keep any benefits from a potential trade deal between the European Union and Japan after its scheduled departure from the bloc in March 2019.
Japan intends to conclude new bilateral investment treaties with 13 countries, including Algeria and Morocco.
Japan is currently in talks with the EU about a free trade agreement and has no intention of rushing that negotiation to satisfy the wishes of UK government, the Financial Times reports.
India’s steel ministry wants to protect the local steel industry from influx of imports under the proposed RCEP deal
U.S. Trade Representative Lighthizer and Japanese Foreign Minister Kono agreed to accelerate bilateral discussions as a way of strengthening free and “fair” trade
Officials from Mexico and Japan have met to discuss deepening trade ties between the two countries.
Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray pledged Monday that his country will bolster cooperation with Japan to achieve a Pacific Rim free trade pact without the United States, praising Tokyo’s leadership in realizing the deal.
The US National Cattlemen’s Beef Association says the increased tariff on beef imports to Japan underscores the “urgent need” for a bilateral trade agreement between Japan and the United States.
Australia’s beef industry has been buoyed today by news that Japan is likely to announce it will dramatically increase tariffs on US beef imports.
The data lead to the inexorable conclusion that the European Commission’s declaration that “investment treaty arbitration is dead” is wrong by a ratio of over 1:3,000.
19 draft chapters, as released by the European Commission
Japanese officials say they are hoping the TPP talks will get a boost from the Economic Partnership Agreement reached with the EU.
The EU and Japan seemed to have scrapped the classic BIT/investor protection architecture as a model.
Japan is expected to boost subsidies and other assistance to dairy farmers after reaching a broad accord on its economic partnership agreement with the European Union.
Japan and the European Union have reached a broad consensus on an Economic Partnership Agreement. How will tariffs change under the agreement?
National Pork Producers have let the administration know that the U.S. should focus on the Asian-Pacific area, starting with Japan.
The EU meat industry is quite pleased with the agreement in principle between EU and Japan, on the basis of the preliminary outcomes for beef and pork.
The political deal does not mean the pair are yet close to agreeing a full trade treaty. Talks have been ongoing for four years and tough further discussion can be expected.