May 11, 2017

New Zealand ratifies TPP despite U.S. withdrawal

New Zealand formally ratified the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal Thursday, becoming the second signatory country to do so after Japan, and just days ahead of Prime Minister Bill English's visit to Japan to promote trade and economic ties. Trade Minister Todd McClay welcomed the Cabinet's ...

New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Mar 30, 2017

New negotiator to head Japan's FTA talks with EU next week

Japan and the European Union will hold working-level talks on a bilateral free trade agreement from April 3 to 5, with Tokyo's contingent headed by a new chief negotiator, the Foreign Ministry said Wednesday. The latest round of talks in the capital comes after Prime ...