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FREE TRADE

Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 5, 2021
Japan will no longer allow foreign students to buy duty-free goods
As part of tax reforms, the government plans to narrow the eligibility of duty-free purchases to tourists and those with a short-term visa of 90 days or less.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Nov 25, 2020
Is China a free trader or just a free rider?
On issues of market access for goods, if China wants to join CPTPP, it must negotiate from scratch with all 11 members.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 9, 2019
No substantial progress achieved at RCEP meeting in Bangkok
Ministers from 16 countries negotiating an Asian free trade pact failed to make significant progress Sunday at a meeting in the Thai capital, according to Japan's representatives.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 2, 2019
Japan defends tighter export controls amid South Korea wartime labor row
The government Tuesday defended its decision to impose tighter controls on technology-related exports to South Korea, amid Seoul's failure to come up with a "satisfactory" solution to the wartime labor dispute.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jun 24, 2019
Goals for the Group of 20 summit in Osaka
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has four major agenda items in store for the Group of 20's upcoming summit in Osaka.
EDITORIALS
Jan 3, 2019
Making the most of multilateral free trade deals
Going forward, Japan needs to change its industrial structures in ways that make the most of the expanded business opportunities that these pacts provide.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 24, 2018
EU trade commissioner expresses support for Japan's goal to reform WTO
European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstrom says she will support Japanu2019s efforts to reform the World Trade Organization when the Group of 20 meets in Japan next June.
BUSINESS
Nov 16, 2018
TPP-11 chief negotiators to meet in Tokyo next week, Japanese minister says
Chief negotiators from the 11 members of a trans-Pacific free trade pact will hold a two-day meeting in Tokyo from Tuesday to discuss policies after the accord takes effect on Dec. 30, said Toshimitsu Motegi, the minister in charge of the framework.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 14, 2018
16 Asia-Pacific nations eye 2019 conclusion of RCEP trade deal after delay
Leaders from 16 Asia-Pacific nations, including Japan, China and India, have said they will now seek a free trade agreement next year, missing a year-end deadline amid disagreements over tariffs and other politically sensitive issues.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 22, 2018
Japan and EU to work toward early ratification of FTA
Japan and the European Union agreed Monday to complete respective domestic procedures before the end of the year to ratify a free trade agreement by March as planned.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Oct 2, 2018
Abe's art of the deal: What the prime minister won in New York
Japan is at the heart of virtually every effort to write new rules for the global trading system.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 27, 2018
Japan and U.S. to enter trade talks, deferring higher auto tariffs for now
Abe said he confirmed with Trump that Japan will be exempted from the potential imposition of tariffs on car and auto-part import as long as trade negotiations are underway.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Politics
Sep 26, 2018
At U.N., Abe speaks on Japan's pursuit of free trade and his hopes for meeting with North Korea's leader
Starting this yearu2019s U.N. speech with the topic of trade, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe signaled its high priority at a time of rising tensions between the worldu2019s economic powers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 25, 2018
Japan and Turkey seek early conclusion of free trade accord
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan agreed Monday to try to conclude negotiations for a free trade agreement "at an early date."
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Aug 14, 2018
Japan has the potential to keep global free trade alive
Japan can possibly go down in history as a nation that played a crucial role in preventing the collapse of the global free trade system.
EDITORIALS
Aug 13, 2018
Adhere to free trade rules in talks with U.S.
The Japan-U.S. trade dialogue should be a venue for constructive efforts to expand trade and investments between the two countries in ways that are compatible with international free trade rules.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 13, 2018
Globalization with Chinese characteristics
Trump's 'America First' policy is making space for China to shape international trade.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Aug 7, 2018
How to make the global economy work for all
A period of unprecedented prosperity is being threatened by a sense that not all benefit from integration.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 4, 2018
Japan's negotiating skills to be put to the test in trade talks with U.S.
Japan's negotiating skills will be put to the test as Tokyo tries to fend off U.S. demands for a bilateral free trade agreement and counter the threat of tariffs on cars and auto parts.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / Japan
Jul 23, 2018
When a trade agreement represents a global vision
Japan and the EU are making it clear the appetite for trade deals remains strong.

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