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Swiss, Japanese leaders agree to explore trade deal upgrade
Swiss President stressed the need to upgrade the 2009 bilateral free trade agreement with Japan.
Swiss, Japanese leaders agree to explore trade deal upgrade
Swiss President stressed the need to upgrade the 2009 bilateral free trade agreement, notably to improve market access for Switzerland, now that Japan has a trade deal with the European Union
Thailand, Kofu city sign trade agreement
Thailand is scheduled to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) today to form a deeper trade partnership through a "mini-FTA" with Kofu city in central Japan.
Japan ratfies RCEP, world’s largest FTA including China and Asean
Japan on Friday evening (June 25) ratified the RCEP, the world’s biggest Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which comprises 15 Asia-Pacific countries including China and 10 members of Asean, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Tokyo -Taipei calculus: will Taiwan soon join the CPTPP?
Taiwan’s CPTPP entry would not be a minor development that Tokyo can skate past China. Beijing has actively worked to ensure that Taiwan remains outside regional and global multilateral setups and agreements.
11 TPP members to start talks concerning Britain’s entry
The 11 members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership decided Wednesday to start negotiations for Britain’s entry into the regional free trade agreement, a Japanese minister said.
US-China tech war: why a digital trade deal with Japan and South Korea is key to gaining the upper hand
In this competition over standards, whichever nation first strikes a trilateral deal with technology leaders Japan and South Korea will secure a strategic chokepoint in the digital architecture of Asia.
Japan approves world’s biggest free-trade deal after China’s call to boost Asian economy
Japan’s parliament approved joining the RCEP to aim for it to come into effect from the start of next year. The approval by Japan’s upper house comes after China called for the deal to be ratified to shore up the economy in the Asia-Pacific.
Japan approves world’s largest trade deal including China, ASEAN
Japan’s parliament approved Wednesday the world’s largest free trade deal, signed by 15 Asia-Pacific countries including China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations, raising the possibility for the pact to enter into force later this year.
India, Japan plan virtual biz meet to bolster trade, investments
New Delhi is keen on a review of the India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) to improve market access for Indian goods.
Japan not keen on joint FTA study
Japan has shown its reluctance to take forward a proposal by Bangladesh for conducting a joint feasibility study on the possibility to sign a free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries.
Japan diet starts debates on RCEP free trade deal
The Diet, Japan’s parliament, on Friday started debates on whether to approve the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership free trade deal, which was agreed on by Japan and 14 other nations in November last year.
Govt to reopen negotiations on Bilateral Investment Treaty with Japan
The government of Ghana has expressed its interest in concluding the negotiations with Japan on the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), which has been pending since April 2014.
Ambassador: Ukraine interested in launch of FTA talks with Japan
Ukraine is interested in starting negotiations on the conclusion of a free trade agreement with Japan.
CEPA Review: India wants pact revision; Japan proposes corrections within existing framework
India has sought a review of the India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) to improve market access for Indian goods and check the growing bilateral trade imbalance.
UK-Japan trade deal settled nerves for Japanese firms, Honda executive says
Britain’s trade deal with Japan settled the nerves of a lot of Japanese businesses in the United Kingdom and gives them confidence about their future prospects there, a senior Honda executive said.
Japan cabinet endorses RCEP free trade deal
The Japanese government adopted at a cabinet meeting Wednesday a plan to approve a deal to forge the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which was agreed on by Japan and 14 other nations in November last year.
Ukraine expects to start talks on free trade with Japan soon – ambassador
Ukraine looks forward to starting negotiations with Japan on a free trade agreement and updating the convention on the avoidance of double taxation.
Japan expects Biden to rejoin the TPP
The US was critical in convincing Japan to join the trade pact. Now Tokyo wants to bring Washington back into the fold.
A new Anglo-Japanese alliance threatens China’s TPP plans
As London eyes entry into Quad, Beijing looks to New Zealand for opening.