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The governments of Japan and India started negotiating a comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement in January 2007. They concluded the deal in 2011.

last update: May 2012
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India, Japan differ on safeguards in trade pact
As Japanese trade minister Akira Amari begins his India visit tomorrow, official-level talks on a free trade agreement last week ended with wide differences as New Delhi demanded extra safeguards for its domestic industry but Tokyo opposed such concessions.
Japan keen on Delhi-Mumbai corridor
Ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s visit here late August, India and Japan have stepped up negotiations on an economic pact and the multi-billion dollar Mumbai-Delhi industrial corridor with Trade Minister Akira Amari beginning a five-day visit here Saturday.
Treaty with Japan may legalize dumping toxic waste in India
If the agreements negotiated by Japan with the Philippines and Thailand are anything to go by, the India-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement that is being worked on by the two governments will open the floodgates to Japan’s municipal, medical and hazardous wastes.
Indo-Japan cooperation pact likely to be concluded in a year: Nath
The proposed Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement between India and Japan is likely to be concluded within the next one year, Commerce Minister Kamal Nath said today. The second round of negotiations for the economic agreement is presently being conducted in Tokyo at the moment.
Japan, India start second round of trade talks
Japan and India have opened a second round of talks on a free trade deal that the two countries aim to seal within two years.
Korea-Chile FTA marks third anniversary
Korea’s first free trade agreement with Chile, right on the other side of the globe, went into effect on April 1, 2004, bringing significant changes. We enjoy good, cheap Chilean wine and samgyeopsal (fresh bacon), while in Chile, Korean-made mobile phones are a big hit. But our trade deficit increased due to greater raw material imports and over 13,000 Korean farmers sustained harm. So what have been the most significant effects?
India-Japan FTA by 2009
India and Japan today agreed to work for a bilateral free trade agreement by early 2009, enhance cooperation between their navies to strengthen maritime security and hold their first ever policy dialogue in the energy sector.
India, Japan to work for bilateral free trade pact by 2009
India and Japan today agreed to work for a bilateral free trade agreement by early 2009, enhance cooperation between their navies to strengthen maritime security and hold their first ever policy dialogue in the energy sector.
Indo-Japan economic pact to see the light of day within year
India and Japan will ink the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) in the next one year, minister of state for industry Ashwani Kumar said on Friday.
India, Japan can rule Asian economy post-CEPA: Envoy
Japan is confident that a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement currently being negotiated with India would help the two countries dominate Asia’s economic output in the future.