Japan, EU ink cooperation pact to remove LNG resale restrictions

Jul 12, 2017

Japan, EU ink cooperation pact to remove LNG resale restrictions

Japan and the European Union exchanged a memorandum of understanding Tuesday on their cooperation to remove terms that restrict the resale of liquefied natural gas from LNG import contracts. The cooperation deal, also aimed at making the LNG market transparent, was signed in Brussels by ...

Japan-EU trade pact continues to elude over auto, dairy tariffs

Jul 2, 2017

Japan-EU trade pact continues to elude over auto, dairy tariffs

After two days of high-level talks, a broad agreement on free trade envisioned by Japan and the European Union remained out of reach Saturday as differences lingered over tariffs on European dairy and farm products, and other sensitive issues. "There has been significant progress but ...

Feb 18, 2017

Japan, EU agree to push bilateral trade deal

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said Friday that he and European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom had confirmed their resolve to swiftly conclude free trade negotiations between the two economies. "We reaffirmed that it is extremely important (to reach) a broad agreement ... as soon as ...