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 ...

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade and China

Business Jun 14, 2019

Trudeau to visit Trump next week to talk trade and China

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Washington next week to meet with President Donald Trump to discuss the ratification of the new North American trade agreement and China's detention of two Canadians. Trudeau's office said he will visit next Thursday. Trump and Trudeau ...

Senators warn Trump to not use Huawei as chip in trade talks

Business Jun 14, 2019

Senators warn Trump to not use Huawei as chip in trade talks

Two leading U.S. senators warned President Donald Trump's administration Thursday to not use Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei's access to the U.S. market as a negotiating tool in trade talks with Beijing. Republican Marco Rubio and Democrat Mark Warner, both members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, ...

Japan to lift 18-year-old embargo on Irish sheep meat

Business / Corporate Jun 13, 2019

Japan to lift 18-year-old embargo on Irish sheep meat

The Japanese and Irish governments have reached a broad agreement on the lifting of Japan's 18-year-old ban on imports of sheep meat from Ireland, Irish agriculture minister Michael Creed said on Twitter on Wednesday. The accord came after Japan resumed imports of Irish beef only ...