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  1. News - Asia - TRADE

    Free-trade deal signed between Japan and Mongolia

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:27pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Tokyo Japan, Mongolia agree to vast tariff exemptions Japan and Mongolia signed a free-trade deal yesterday, as Tokyo looks to tap the fast-growing economy and its ... of products, including beef and cars, all Mongolian exports to Japan and 96 per cent of Japanese products sent to Mongolia will be exempt from any tariffs within the next decade, officials said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1557286/free-trade-deal-signed-between-japan-and-mongolia
  2. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan ties won't slow China trade deal, says Australia

    Posted Jul 15th 2014, 01:31am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Melbourne Security and tariff agreements with Tokyo not expected to affect free-trade pact with Beijing Japan ties won't hit China deal, says Australia Australia's agreements with Japan over security and commerce are not hampering efforts to strike a free-trade deal this year with China, its biggest economic partner, according to Trade Minister Andrew Robb. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1554270/japan-ties-wont-slow-china-trade-deal-says-australia
  3. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 12:55am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Japan's exports fall on weak US and Asian demand Japan's exports fell last month for the first time in 15 months on weak demand from the US and Asia, adding ... deficit narrowing to 909 billion yen (HK$69 billion). Slowing demand from the United States and mainland China- Japan's two biggest export destinations- threatens to weigh on shipments, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1535832/japans-exports-fall-weak-us-and-asian-demand
  4. Business - Economy - TRADE

    US farm groups seek to exclude Japan from Pacific trade talks

    Posted May 30th 2014, 01:10am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US farmers threaten push for Japan exit from trade talks United States farm groups have called for Japan to be suspended from Pacific trade talks if it insists on keeping tariffs on sensitive agricultural sectors. Japanese Economics Minister Akira Amari told Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trading partners at talks in Singapore last week that Japan would ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1521522/us-farm-groups-seek-exclude-japan-pacific-trade-talks
  5. News - Asia - TRADE

    Pacific free-trade talks unlikely to go anywhere until after US midterm polls

    Posted Jul 14th 2014, 03:15am by AGENCIES

    ... Chief negotiators of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) from Japan, the United States and 10 other countries wrapped up their meeting on Saturday in Ottawa without agreement, even on a date ... abruptly suggested last month that a TPP document be hammered out by November. Koji Tsuruoka, Japan's chief TPP negotiator, said he and his counterparts from the 11 countries did not even ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1553492/pacific-free-trade-talks-unlikely-go-anywhere-until-after-us-midterm-polls
  6. News - Asia - TRADE

    Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal will be done, but expect delays, analysts in Japan say

    Posted May 03rd 2014, 04:27am by Julian Ryall

    ... across the political spectrum about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), analysts in Japan still believe the trade deal will eventually be concluded. US lawmakers, including Democrats, said on Thursday that the 10-nation trade liberalisation pact would not win congressional approval anyway, unless it also addresses alleged currency manipulation by Japan. As part of Prime Minister Shinzo ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1503020/trans-pacific-partnership-trade-deal-will-be-done-expect-delays-analysts
  7. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan and the United States face off in crucial trans-Pacific trade negotiations

    Posted Apr 09th 2014, 02:03pm by Reuters in Tokyo

    ... Japan and the United States on Wednesday began a round of crucial talks aimed at concluding a trade pact seen as critical to the success of regional negotiations, although officials warned ... of Washington’s push to increase its Asian presence, before US President Barack Obama travels to Japan for an April 24-25 state visit. “If there is good will on both sides we can make progress on bridging ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1471263/japan-and-united-states-face-crucial-trans-pacific-trade
  8. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan’s trade deficit shrinks as exports rise 9.8pc

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 11:15am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Tokyo Japan’s exports rose 9.8 per cent last month from a year earlier as shipments recovered from a Lunar New Year slowdown, Ministry of Finance data showed on Wednesday. ... of 800.3 billion yen (HK$61.2 billion), higher than the 590 billion yen deficit expected but well below January’s record trade gap of 2.79 trillion yen. Japan has now posted a record 20 months ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1452312/japans-trade-deficit-shrinks-exports-rise-98pc
  9. News - World - TRADE

    US hopes for draft Trans-Pacific Pact free-trade deal by November

    Posted Jun 22nd 2014, 05:10am by Reuters

    ... against increased competition from their Japanese counterparts. Participants reported new momentum after a US-Japan summit in April. A Mexican official said some countries were pushing to get an agreement in September at the latest, although other participants are less optimistic. Key, who has said Japan should be cut out of the deal if it cannot make the necessary concessions, said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1537765/us-hopes-draft-trans-pacific-pact-free-trade-deal-november
  10. Business - Economy - TRADE

    Japan's trade deficit hits record on weak yen, higher energy costs

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 01:35am by BLOOM

    ... Bloomberg in Tokyo Nuclear plant shutdowns and higher import costs drag down the third-biggest economy Japan deficit hits record on weak yen, energy costs Japan reported a record annual ... "for some time". "It's hard to anticipate when Japan can emerge from trade deficits at this point," said Takeshi Minami, chief economist at Norinchukin Research Institute. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/economy/article/1415371/japans-trade-deficit-hits-record-weak-yen-higher-energy-costs

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