Dairy industry likely to get more aid after EPA deal with EU

Jul 6, 2017

Dairy industry likely to get more aid after EPA deal with EU

Japan is expected to boost subsidies and other assistance to dairy farmers after reaching a broad accord on its economic partnership agreement with the European Union, informed sources say.The two sides struck the deal at bilateral ministerial talks in Brussels on Wednesday by resolving ...

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Jun 22, 2017

Japan may set tariff-free quota for EU beef under EPA

Japan is considering setting a tariff-free import quota for beef from European Union member states, as requested by the EU in the two sides’ negotiations on an economic partnership agreement for free trade, informed sources told Jiji Press on Wednesday.The Japanese government believes that ...

Japan, EU leaders aim for economic accord in July

Jun 8, 2017

Japan, EU leaders aim for economic accord in July

Japan and the European Union are looking to hold a summit in Brussels in July with the aim of reaching a broad accord for an economic partnership, sources said.The meeting of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President ...