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Japan seeks to keep India in China-backed regional trade pact
China aims to press ahead with 15 remaining RCEP members. Japan had sought to balance China by involving India.
RCEP deal: Japan tries to convince China to relax demands on India
Sections of Indian industry, farmers and dairy sector have expressed concerns over the mega trade deal.
Japan braces for US pressure on services in next trade talks
The Office of the US Trade Representative released late last year a summary of negotiating objectives spanning 22 areas, including telecommunications and financial services.
The US-Japan trade deal could undermine the WTO
If the United States and others following in its footsteps begin to negotiate agreements that cut tariffs on a significantly smaller scope of products, the WTO might confront a gradual erosion of one of its central tenets—most favored nation.
Georgia president eyes free trade agreement with Japan
Japan and Georgia are expected to conclude an investment agreement this year, paving the way for negotiations on a wider free trade agreement.
US-Japan free-trade deal puts pork producers back on track
Implementation of the new US-Japan free trade agreement is expected to put US pork producers back on a level playing field in that market and help set the tone for future US free trade agreements.
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.