Economic Rehabilitation Minister and Thai Deputy Prime Minister agree on close cooperation on TPP participation February 17 12:47
TPP: Minister of Economy Revitalization Nishimura and Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkit, who are willing to participate, will meet over the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement, and work closely together to facilitate the participation of Thailand. Matched.
At a meeting held at a hotel in Tokyo, Deputy Prime Minister Somkit of Thailand said, "We are making positive adjustments to make a formal decision in Japan around April in order to participate in the TPP." Was.
In response, Minister for Economic Revitalization Nishimura said, "Thailand is an important trading partner for Japan, and the expansion of trade and investment between Japan and Thailand will lead to a more diversified and deeper supply chain. I want to provide full support. "
On top of that, they agreed to work closely together to make Thailand's participation smooth.
After the talks, Minister Nishimura told reporters, "I understand that there are parts of the country where the contents of the TPP are not understood. I hope that the TPP committee of the participating countries will formally decide to start negotiations on Thailand's participation. "