The Diet approved an economic partnership agreement with Mongolia on Friday.
Japan and Mongolia signed a free trade agreement Tuesday that is expected to open the landlocked frontier market to more Japanese auto exports and strengthen Tokyo’s leverage with a key partner in its dealings with North Korea.
Mining is expected to become a much larger portion of their overall trade, with an investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) clause instituted to protect companies and allow them to seek compensation if government policy negatively impacts their investments.
Japan and Mongolia signed a free-trade deal today, as Tokyo looks to tap the country’s fast-growing economy and its vast supply of natural resources.
The second round of the negotiations for the Japan-Mongolia Economic Partnership Agreement was held from 11 to 14 December 2012 at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Tokyo, Japan
Mongolia and Japan launched the first round of negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) on Monday.
Japan and Mongolia are expected to agree to launch negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement when their leaders meet Monday, as the two countries mark this year the 40th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic ties.
Japan and Mongolia agreed Friday to accelerate their preliminary studies so they can start negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement at an early stage in fiscal 2011.
Japan and Mongolia are expected to agree on starting talks on a bilateral free-trade deal next week that would include a stable supply of rare earth minerals, a government official said Friday.
Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper and visiting Mongolian Prime Minister Sukhbaatar Batbold on Tuesday agreed to deepen their nations’ economic ties, eventually opening free trade talks.
Mongolia hopes to move its comprehensive partnership with Japan to a new level, said Mongolian President Tsakhia Elbegdorj on Monday.
China has initiated feasibility studies for a free trade agreement (FTA) with Mongolia to further strengthen bilateral trade ties between the two nations, a top official from the Ministry of Commerce said on Tuesday.
Japan and Mongolia on Thursday agreed to hold working-level talks to study whether the two countries should conclude a bilateral free trade agreement, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said.
Canada is becoming more engaged in international treaty negotiation and has recently announced that: Canada and Tanzania; Canada and Mongolia; Canada and Madagascar; Canada and Indonesia; and Canada and Vietnam have agreed to begin negotiations towards a Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (FIPA).
On January 9 2008, Canada announced that it will commence negotiations of a bilateral investment treaty with Mongolia. This is good news for Canadian mining companies...
Mongolia is seeking to protect its textile industry from the expiry of U.S. quotas at the end of 2004 by inking a free-trade deal with the U.S., a Mongolian official said Thursday.
The United States and Mongolia today further enhanced their growing economic and trade partnership by signing a bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA).