Japan-U.S. Trade Negotiations “Foregoing Discussion” Agreement Outlook 15:11:33
Discussions at the administrative level of trade negotiations between Japan and the United States were held, and the Japanese negotiating team clarified that the prospects for an agreement had been established as "discussion has been engaged." Next month, the Japanese and US governments are accelerating negotiations in the direction of bringing together certain outcomes, and attention is focused on how they can agree on agricultural and automobile tariffs.
In the office-level discussion of the US-Japan trade negotiations in Washington, the capital of the United States from 13th, discussions were held over the “Rules of Origin” that set the conditions for the production areas that serve as the basis for determining tariffs on agricultural products and industrial products. It was done.
Shibuya Policy Coordinator of the Cabinet Secretariat, who completed the second day of discussions on the 14th, told reporters that “the discussions have come to a great deal”, and the prospects for agreement on major issues have been raised. Was revealed.
The Japanese and US governments are accelerating negotiations in the direction of bringing together certain results next month, and the Minister for Economic Revitalization and Trade Representative for Lightheiser will discuss again before the G7 summit in France late this month. The policy is to negotiate the final agreement.
Attention has been focused on how Japan and the US can agree on the opening of the agricultural products market, which the US strongly demands, and the reduction of automobile tariffs claimed by Japan.