New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Mar 30, 2017

New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Japan and the European Union will hold working-level talks on a bilateral free trade agreement from April 3 to 5, with Tokyo’s contingent headed by a new chief negotiator, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. The latest round of talks in the capital comes after ...

Trump protectionism threat reuniting rest of word, EU vice president says

Mar 6, 2017

Trump protectionism threat reuniting rest of word, EU vice president says

U.S. President Donald Trump’s protectionist stance may propel Asian, Middle Eastern and Latin American economic powers into market-opening alliances with the European Union, a top EU official said. Jyrki Katainen, a vice president of the European Commission, the EU’s executive arm, said Trump’s rejection ...