Japan, S.korea To Hold Trade Talks On March 10

Japan, S.Korea to hold trade talks on March 10

The Japanese government says it will hold talks with South Korea next month to discuss trade.

The two sides will meet for negotiations on March 10th in Seoul. They previously met in December for the first time in three-and-a-half years.

Japan, S.korea Try To Resolve Trade Spat

Japan, S.Korea try to resolve trade spat

Officials from Japan and South Korea have been meeting in Tokyo to resolve a bilateral trade dispute. It's the first time the two countries have held such talks in three-and-a-half years.

The bureau chief-level negotiations took place at the Japanese trade ministry.

Japan, S.korea Meet Over Trade Row

Japan, S.Korea meet over trade row

Senior officials from Japan and South Korea are sitting down together in Tokyo, in a bid to resolve a bilateral trade dispute.

The meeting is the first of its kind since Japan tightened export controls on some high-tech materials sold to South Korea.

Japan, S.korea To Hold Talks On Trade Control

Japan, S.Korea to hold talks on trade control

Senior officials from Japan and South Korea will hold talks on trade control on Monday. It's the first meeting of its kind since Japan tightened its export controls on some high-tech materials to South Korea.

The bureau chief-level talks will be held in Tokyo with Japanese trade ministry official, Yoichi Iida, and his South Korean counterpart, Lee Ho-hyun, taking part.

Japan-us Trade Deal Set To Take Effect Jan. 1

Japan-US trade deal set to take effect Jan. 1

A new trade deal between Japan and the US is expected to take effect on January 1 after Japan's government announced it had completed all the necessary procedures.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump agreed to the terms in September. Japanese lawmakers voted on Dec. 4 to approve the deal. Trump says it doesn't need congressional approval, as it is going through under a "fast track" process.

Japan, S.korea To Resume Trade Talks

Japan, S.Korea to resume trade talks

Senior officials from Japan and South Korea are preparing to hold trade talks in Tokyo. The meeting on December 16 will be the first of its kind in more than three years, as the two sides try to patch up a deteriorating relationship.

Japan's trade minister says the agenda will include export controls that the two countries slapped on each other this summer. Tokyo maintains it took the step for security reasons. That prompted Seoul to retaliate weeks later.

Domestic Trade Ban On Endangered Otters Enacted

Domestic trade ban on endangered otters enacted

A ban on the domestic trade of two species of otters has taken effect in Japan to protect the endangered animals.

The move follows approval in August by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species to ban the international commercial trade of the otters.

Upper House Starts Discussing Japan-us Trade Pact

Upper House starts discussing Japan-US trade pact

Lawmakers in Japan's Upper House of the Diet have begun deliberating the country's new trade pact with the United States.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the deal will be necessary if Japan is to play a part in economic vitality overseas as it faces a declining population at home.

Japan, Us To Sign Trade Pact

Japan, US to sign trade pact

Japan and the United States are set to sign a bilateral trade pact.

Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi told reporters that Cabinet ministers approved the deal on Monday in Japan, clearing the way for it to be officially signed by both sides.

Japan, Us Ink Trade Deal

Japan, US ink trade deal

The leaders of Japan and the US have shaken hands on a bilateral trade deal in New York. Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have signed a joint statement after confirming the accord. The Japanese government plans to reveal details soon.

Abe said "When the deal takes effect, it will undoubtedly help boost Japan's investment in the US and develop bilateral economic ties. I'm confident that the deal will be a win-win for Japan and the US."

Abe, Trump Sign Trade Deal In New York

Abe, Trump sign trade deal in New York

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and US President Donald Trump have signed a joint statement on a bilateral trade deal in New York.

Japan will open its market to US farm products to a degree not exceeding the scope of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.