Japan and EU reach free trade accord in blow against protectionism

Jul 6, 2017

Japan and EU reach free trade accord in blow against protectionism

Senior European Union and Japanese officials reached a free-trade agreement on Wednesday, paving the way for leaders to conclude the political accord Thursday, European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said.“We’ve reached political agreement at ministerial level on an EU-Japan trade deal. We now recommend to ...

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 ...

May could walk out of Brexit talks over exit bill: report

/ Jul 2, 2017

May could walk out of Brexit talks over exit bill: report

British business leaders have been told to brace for the possibility that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government may walk out of Brexit talks this year, according to the Sunday Telegraph.The move would be designed for “domestic consumption” to show the government is negotiating hard ...