TOKYO (Nikkei)--Planning its participation in the next round of Trans-Pacific Partnership talks this July, Japan seeks to play an active role in the rulemaking process while also staking out a defensive stance on key issues, according to a draft of its negotiating points recently obtained by The Nikkei.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Japan will lead efforts to create high-level rules on investment and trade to pave the way for the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific (FTAAP), Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said at an international conference in Tokyo on Thursday.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--After much delay, Japan, China and South Korea began negotiations in March over a trilateral free trade agreement. This is a welcome development for many.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--The Japanese government is calling for Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations scheduled in July to be extended so that it will have more time at the negotiating table.
TOKYO (Nikkei)--Japan is set to agree to reduce tariffs on frozen Australian beef from 38.5% to around 30% as part of a bilateral economic partnership agreement, The Nikkei learned Tuesday.