Apr 13, 2018

Japan may sign EPA with EU in Brussels in mid-July

Japan and the European Union are in talks on holding a signing ceremony in Brussels in mid-July for an economic partnership agreement to facilitate free trade, according to an EU source. The two sides are considering arranging a summit in the Belgian capital on July ...

Mar 13, 2018

CPTPP: A victory for reason in trade

The CPTPP is a bold statement in favor a multilateral, rules-based approach to international governance — at a time when other troubling approaches are gaining favor.

Feb 16, 2018

Mnuchin says Washington studying possible return to TPP through renegotiation

President Donald Trump's administration is actively discussing the possibility of rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade deal on condition that the United States renegotiate it to secure better terms, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday. Citing Trump's suggestion last month in Davos, Switzerland, that he ...

Dec 1, 2017

Japan and EU to hold EPA talks next week in Brussels

Japan and the European Union will hold a meeting of their chief negotiators on the proposed economic partnership agreement, in Brussels for four days from Tuesday, sources in the European Commission said Thursday. The meeting comes after Foreign Minister Taro Kono and European Commissioner for ...