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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
BUSINESS
Jan 10, 2020
U.S. and China dust off corporate deals before signing trade pact
The U.S. and China are finalizing a bevy of long-running corporate deals ahead of a high-profile ceremony next week to sign a trade deal, which the world's two largest economies are seeking to cast as a major breakthrough and a marked warming in their relationship.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 2, 2020
Japan-U.S. pact takes effect to promote goods, digital trade
Japan lowered its import duty on U.S. beef from 38.5 percent to 26.6 percent and will cut it down to 9 percent in fiscal 2033.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 18, 2019
Hit by weak exports to China, Japan ran ¥82 billion trade deficit in November
Japan logged a goods trade deficit of ¥82.08 billion ($749 million) in November, hit by weak exports to China amid a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Dec 9, 2019
Japan's current account surplus rose 38% in October
The current account surplus rose 38.0 percent in October from a year earlier, as imports dropped faster than exports amid falling crude oil prices and the prolonged U.S.-China trade conflict, government data showed Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 5, 2019
U.S. and Japan to discuss next trade talks in early 2020, USTR says
The United States and Japan will begin consultations early next year in order to enter negotiations on a broader trade agreement than the one signed in October, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said in a statement on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 30, 2019
Japan beer shipments to South Korea plummet 99.9% in September from year earlier
Japan's beer shipments to South Korea plummeted 99.9 percent in September from a year earlier to ¥588,000, as consumers in the neighboring country boycott Japanese products amid deteriorating bilateral ties, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 21, 2019
Japan logs trade deficit for third straight month on weak exports to Asia
The trade deficit came to u00a5122.98 billion, following a revised u00a5143.53 billion deficit in August, according to a preliminary report by the Finance Ministry.
BUSINESS / Economy
Sep 18, 2019
Japan's exports fell for ninth straight month in August
Exports dropped for a ninth straight month in August as trade conflicts compound a global economic slowdown.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 13, 2019
China to exempt U.S. pork and soybeans from additional tariffs: Xinhua
China will exempt some agricultural products from additional tariffs on U.S. goods, China's official Xinhua News Agency said Friday, in the latest sign of easing Sino-U.S. tensions before a new rounds of talks aimed at curbing a bruising trade war.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 25, 2019
Prices for imported minced fish products soar amid increased demand in overseas markets
Prices of imported minced fish products — ingredients for fishcakes used in popular oden hot pot dishes in Japan — have been soaring due to increased demand in Europe, the United States and China, as well as rising logistics and personnel costs, according to Finance Ministry trade data.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Aug 19, 2019
Japan's goods trade deficit grew in July on weak exports to China
Japan logged a goods trade deficit of ¥249.6 billion in July, weighed down by a decrease in exports to China amid Beijing's ongoing trade conflict with Washington, according to government data released Monday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 13, 2019
Japan says South Korea has failed to justify stripping Tokyo of fast-track trade status
Industry minister Hiroshige Seko said Seoul has not shown how Japan has fallen short of international export control measures following the latest move in the bilateral spat.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 9, 2019
South Korea to tighten radiation checks on imports of coal ash from Japan
South Korea's Environment Ministry said Thursday it will tighten radiation checks on coal ash imports from Japan because they might be contaminated. Coal ash, a byproduct from thermal power plants, can be used to make cement.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 17, 2019
Japan and U.S. eye limited trade deal for agriculture and autos by September: sources
An auto industry official said the deal could involve Japan offering U.S. farmers new access to its market in return for Washington reducing tariffs on certain Japanese auto parts.
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2019
U.S. goods trade deficit with Japan shrinks 26.1% in May
The U.S. merchandise trade deficit with Japan shrank 26.1 percent in May from the previous month to $5.35 billion (¥576.8 billion), the Commerce Department said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Economy
Jun 19, 2019
Japan incurs goods trade deficit in May amid U.S.-China tensions
Japan's goods trade balance logged its first deficit in four months in May on sluggish exports to China amid Beijing's economic friction with the United States, government data showed Wednesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Apr 12, 2019
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue seeking 'very quick' deal on tariff reductions with Japan
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Thursday he was seeking a "very quick agreement" with Japan on tariff cuts for agricultural goods as part of efforts to reach a bilateral trade deal.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 29, 2019
Japan's pork, wine and cheese imports from Europe surging under free trade agreement
Japan's imports of pork, wine and cheese from the European Union all marked double-digit growth in February from a year ago following the entry into force of a free trade deal, according to government data.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Feb 27, 2019
Japan's beef imports from TPP members soar more than 50% in January from 2018
Japan's beef imports from members of a trans-Pacific free trade pact that took effect late last year soared more than 50 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed Wednesday.

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