The EU must finally tackle Japan on whale industry

By |julij 8th, 2019|EU-Japan FTA, News, whale products, whaling|

As Japan quits the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (IWC) to resume commercial whaling, Joanna Swabe and Matthew Collis urge the European Commission to put pressure on Europe's trading partner to stop killing cetaceans and undermi...

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MEPs clear EU-Japan trade deal for early 2019 start

By |december 13th, 2018|Bernd Lange, Cecilia Malmström, Donald Trump, EU-Japan FTA, European Parliament, News|

The European Union and Japan will launch the world’s largest free trade zone early next year after their economic partnership cleared a final hurdle on Wednesday (12 December).

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EU-Japan free trade deal threatens the fight for legal timber

By |september 12th, 2018|EU-Japan FTA, forests, free trade agreements, illegal logging, Japan, logging, News, sustainable forestry, sustainable trade, timber, timber regulation|

While moves towards greater international cooperation are welcome, the EU’s growing number of new free trade deals must be scrutinised. And in the case of the Japan-EU free trade agreement, the deal’s impact on the fight against illegal timber is a pressing concern, writes Perrine Fournier.

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EU-Japan trade deal first to carry Paris climate clause

By |julij 20th, 2018|EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, Japan, News|

The world’s largest ever trade deal is also the first Europe has signed that commits both parties to upholding the UN climate accord. EURACTIV's media partner Climate Home News reports.

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EU, Japan to sign massive trade deal as US puts up barriers

By |julij 17th, 2018|EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, Japan, News|

The European Union's top officials arrive in Japan Tuesday (17 July) to sign the single market's biggest trade deal ever and present a united front as Washington upends the international trade order.

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EU leaders head to China and Japan, seeking to restore global trade

By |julij 16th, 2018|Climate Change, connectivity, Donald Trump, EU-China, EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, multilateral trade, News, trade, WTO|

After the turmoil of Trump in Brussels, EU leaders are in China and Japan today and tomorrow for two important summits, a sign that Europe is looking to Asia, writes Fraser Cameron.

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EU pushes to approve Japan trade deal, seeks to avoid CETA mistakes

By |april 18th, 2018|Brexit, car industry, CETA, EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, News|

The European Commission will put forward a proposed free-trade agreement with Japan for fast-track approval today (18 April), hoping to avoid a repeat of the public protests that nearly derailed a trade pact with Canada two years ago.

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Brexit to decide future of Japanese car industry in the UK

By |marec 1st, 2018|Brexit, car industry, EU-Japan FTA, Japan, JEFTA, motor industry, News, Nissan, United Kingdom|

Japanese car manufacturers with most of their production sites in the UK will lose access to the single market following Brexit, and are consequently threatening to leave. EURACTIV.fr reports.

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EU, Japan reach finishing line on trade deal

By |december 8th, 2017|CETA, EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, News, trade|

After five years of talks, the EU and Japan have finalised negotiations on a comprehensive trade deal on Friday (8 December), leaving out investment protection for now.

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Parliament rejects bid to lower EU guard on Fukushima food imports

By |september 14th, 2017|EU-Japan, EU-Japan FTA, Fukushima, News|

The European Parliament on Wednesday (13 September) warned against easing health controls imposed on food products imported from the Fukushima region in Japan in the wake of the nuclear disaster of 2011.

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