Jun 14, 2015

Asia-Pacific negotiators end talks without free trade goal

Negotiators from 16 Asia-Pacific countries ended their eighth round of talks to promote a deal that would free up their trade early Sunday, falling short of setting any ambitious goal of eliminating tariffs. The working-level meeting, which began last Monday in Kyoto, involving the ...

Aug 22, 2014

Motegi set to visit Myanmar to attend ASEAN meet, trade group talks

Trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi will visit Myanmar next week to boost economic cooperation with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations and advance negotiations for a giant regional free trade initiative, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry said Friday. On Tuesday, Motegi will join ...

Asia-Pacific nations hold trade talks

May 10, 2013

Asia-Pacific nations hold trade talks

Sixteen Asia-Pacific nations including Japan and China held their first round of talks Thursday toward forming one of the world’s largest free-trade blocs. At the five-day meeting on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership through Monday in Brunei, the 10 members of the Association of ...