29 May '11, 12am

EU, #Japan agree to work towards free trade deal

Topics: International Economy Government and Policy On Saturday 28 May 2011, 19:53 SGT The European Union and Japan said Saturday they had agreed to work towards a multi-billion-euro free trade deal linking the world's third biggest economy to the globe's largest market. A statement issued after a Japan-EU summit said leaders "agreed to start the process" for "negotiations for a deep and comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA)/Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), addressing all issues of shared interest to both sides". To this end, the two sides would begin talks "as soon as possibble" aimed at "defining the scope and level of ambition" at stake, the joint statement said. Concretely, this means Tokyo and Brussels will have to hammer out a list of problems to address and goals to achieve before the 27-member EU gives its official go-ahead to the launch of FTA negotiations...

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