Abe resolved to win Diet approval for TPP during current session

Oct 7, 2016

Abe resolved to win Diet approval for TPP during current session

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday showed his resolve to win Diet approval for the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade pact and related legislation during the current extraordinary session ending Nov. 30. “Japan should approve the TPP pact before the other (signatory) countries and build ...

World Bank and IMF take on opposition to globalization

Oct 7, 2016

World Bank and IMF take on opposition to globalization

Global finance leaders on Thursday publicly confronted the rising unpopularity of trade liberalization, saying world economies need to strive for more inclusive growth. With Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leading a surge of anti-free trade sentiment in the United States, and Britain voting to ...