Japan, Argentina vow to speed up talks on investment pact

Nov 22, 2016

Japan, Argentina vow to speed up talks on investment pact

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Argentina President Mauricio Macri agreed Monday to speed up negotiations for a bilateral investment accord as part of efforts to strengthen economic ties. In a meeting in Buenos Aires, Abe and Macri also called for deepening exchanges at the ...

Nov 21, 2016

Abe to seek bigger fiscal policy role in '17 budget

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government is pushing for a greater role for fiscal policy next year, according to draft guidelines for the 2017 budget seen by Bloomberg. The government handed the document for Japan’s initial budget for the fiscal year starting in April to ...

'Do trade right' Obama says in final farewell to APEC chiefs

Nov 21, 2016

'Do trade right' Obama says in final farewell to APEC chiefs

Pacific Rim leaders pledged on Sunday to advance free trade and regional economic integration in the face of rising protectionism under U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, who remains opposed to a major regional free trade deal. The leaders of the 21-member Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum ...