• Kyodo


Trade minister Toshimitsu Motegi and U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman agreed Sunday to work together toward concluding the Trans-Pacific Partnership talks by the end of the year.

Meeting before the 19th round of the talks, which are aimed at forging one of the largest free trade areas in the world, the two reaffirmed their commitment to the target set by the 12 members of the TPP, which began more than 3 years ago.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.