Japan’s Trade Policy in 2013: Possibilities and Pitfalls

February 1, 2013

2013 could very well be a big year for Japanese trade policy. Japan is contemplating four major trade negotiations that could finally help its trade policy gain traction: the trilateral China-Japan-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), an FTA with Europe, and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade negotiations. The first three of these trade initiatives received the green light just last November, and of course the decision on Japan’s TPP membership is still pending.

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Topics: AGRICULTURE ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEAST ASIAN NATIONS (ASEAN)

Regions: JAPAN

Authors: MIREYA SOLÍS

Publishing Institution: THE BROOKINGS INSTITUTIONS

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