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 ...

'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 ...

EU leaders to call for trade deal with Japan by end of year

Oct 19, 2016

EU leaders to call for trade deal with Japan by end of year

European Union leaders plan to call for accelerated negotiations to reach a free trade agreement with Japan “by the end of the year” when they meet this week, according to a draft statement seen by Kyodo News. In the statement, dated Monday, the leaders ...