Aug 30, 2014

Japan, U.S. to hold TPP auto trade talks this week

Japan and the United States will hold talks on bilateral auto trade in Washington for three days starting Wednesday, government officials in Tokyo said. The discussions, part of multilateral negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal, are designed to bridge differences over issues, ...

Japan, U.S. take 'step forward' in beef, pork tariffs talks

Aug 6, 2014

Japan, U.S. take 'step forward' in beef, pork tariffs talks

Japan and the United States have taken a “step forward” in negotiations over Tokyo’s proposal to maintain tariffs on beef and pork under the Trans-Pacific Partnership, but severe hurdles remain, a Japanese trade official said. Both governments will continue trying to strike a deal, ...

TPP talks head back to Singapore

May 8, 2014

TPP talks head back to Singapore

Ministerial talks on putting together the U.S-led Trans-Pacific Partnership will take place May 19 and 20 in Singapore, a top U.S. official said Wednesday. Ahead of the Singapore meeting, chief negotiators from the United States, Japan and 10 other members in the initiative will ...

Oct 18, 2013

Japan, U.S. to hold third TPP-linked talks on autos, trade barriers

Japan and the United States will hold their third round of bilateral trade negotiations next week in Washington on auto trade-related issues and nontariff measures, the government said Friday. The three-day talks from Monday, in parallel with the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade negotiations, ...

TPP-linked talks with U.S. held on key sectors

Aug 7, 2013

TPP-linked talks with U.S. held on key sectors

Japan and the United States launched direct trade negotiations Wednesday on autos and nontariff barriers in parallel with the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks. Over the next three days in Tokyo, the two largest economies involved in the TPP talks will discuss auto safety standards, insurance ...