Official signing of US-Japan trade agreement Tariff reduction for US beef, etc. Oct. 8 5:34
The signing ceremony for a new trade agreement between Japan and the United States was held on the 7th in the presence of President Trump in Washington, and Japan's Ambassador Sugiyama and the American trade representative of Light Heiser signed the agreement.
The new trade agreement between Japan and the United States has been agreed to last month by Prime Minister Abe and President Trump to sign the agreement.
Under the new agreement, Japan will reduce tariffs on beef and pork imported from the United States in order to respond to the market opening of agricultural products within the scope of the TPP = Pacific Partnership Agreement.
On the other hand, based on the agreement between the leaders that the United States will not trigger additional tariffs on Japanese cars during the implementation of the agreement, the handling of automobiles and related parts that Japan is seeking to eliminate tariffs will continue to be discussed, etc. It is included.
The US government has indicated that it wants the new agreement to take effect on January 1 next year.