Japan and U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks

Business Aug 2, 2019

Japan and U.S. agree to accelerate trade talks

Japanese economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi said Thursday he has agreed with the United States to speed up negotiations for a bilateral trade deal. Motegi made the comment to reporters in Washington after meeting with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. "We agreed to accelerate our negotiations ...

Japan and U.S. trade chiefs to hold negotiations later this week

Business Jul 29, 2019

Japan and U.S. trade chiefs to hold negotiations later this week

Japanese economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi will meet with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer later this week in Washington to advance negotiations for a bilateral trade deal. Their two-day meeting starting Thursday will take place after talks were put on hold during campaigning for the ...

Business Jun 14, 2019

Japan and U.S. aim to seal trade deal after Upper House election: Motegi

Economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi suggested Thursday that Japan and the United States will aim to quickly conclude negotiations for a bilateral trade deal after a House of Councilors election in the summer. "We agreed to achieve early results after the Upper House election," Motegi ...