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Date : September 26, 2019

Japan’s Growing Free Trade Network —Ahead of the Japan-US Free Trade Agreement (Dr. Fukunari KIMURA, Professor, Keio University)

post date : 2019.09.13

As the trade war between the US and China continues to escalate, it is expected that Japan and the US will sign a new free trade agreement at the end of this month. The TPP11 agreement entered into force in December last year, followed by the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement in February this year, and the Japanese government is currently involved in negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and EPAs with Turkey and with China-South Korea. There is significant interest in the future of the free trade network being built by Japan.


The FPCJ has invited Dr. Fukunari Kimura, a professor at Keio University and an expert on international trade agreements, to discuss this topic ahead of Japan and the US signing a free trade agreement.


Date: September 26 (Thu), 2019, 14:30-16:00

Briefer: Dr. Fukunari KIMURA, Professor, Keio University

Place: Foreign Press Center Japan (6th fl., Nippon Press Center Bldg)

Language: Japanese (with consecutive English interpretation)

【Reservation required: 40 openings available】 Due to the size of the venue, please apply in advance.  


*Embassy representatives and FPCJ supporting members may also attend the briefing as observers (admission free).

  In principle, only one person will be accepted from each organization.
  If all openings have been filled, your application may be rejected.
  Please note that FPCJ will not reply to your application, unless NO openings are available.
  Thank you for your understanding.

*No car park is available. Please use a nearby car park if you come by car.

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