Industry Backs Japan’S Entry Into Trade Talks | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 91 Issue 13 | p. 33 | Concentrates
Issue Date: April 1, 2013

Industry Backs Japan’s Entry Into Trade Talks

Department: Government & Policy
Keywords: Trans-Pacific Partnership, free trade, Japan

The chemical industry says it welcomes Japan’s recent request to join 11 other nations in negotiating a trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Talks have already been under way for three years, and the aim is to wrap up negotiations by the end of 2013. The 11 members—Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the U.S., and Vietnam—must formally agree to allow Japan into the talks. Japan is one of the . . .

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