APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

National / Politics Nov 15, 2018

APEC adopts guidelines on infrastructure investment

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum on Thursday adopted new guidelines on the quality of infrastructure development and investment, with all 21 economies — including China — agreeing to take into consideration recipients' ability to pay back loans for such funding. The guidelines call for openness, ...

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 ...

Business Sep 26, 2018

Japan, U.S., and EU agree to co-sponsor proposal to reform WTO

Trade ministers from Japan, the United States and the European Union agreed Tuesday to co-sponsor a proposal that would bring changes to the World Trade Organization. The proposed changes concern the notification system for domestic industrial subsidies and would also strengthen the activities of the ...

Business Aug 4, 2018

Seko sings praises of Japan automakers during U.S. visit

Japanese companies are operating as members of U.S. society by investing and actively creating jobs, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko said Friday on his visit to the United States. Seko was speaking to reporters after touring a Toyota Motor Corp. research and ...