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Business Nov 6, 2018

Cabinet sends Japan-EU free trade pact to the Diet

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to ratify a massive free trade agreement with the European Union. The Abe administration hopes to gain Diet approval during the current extraordinary session through Dec. 10 to complete domestic procedures by the end of the year. If the ...

Japan and EU to work toward early ratification of FTA

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. At the inaugural meeting of a high-level dialogue on trade, investment and energy, both parties also agreed ...

Japan and Turkey seek early conclusion of free trade accord

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." During their talks on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, Abe said he wants to enhance bilateral ties ...