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20/09/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Satoshi Sugiyama

Japan agrees to WTO consultation with South Korea amid trade dispute

Japan has agreed to a consultation with South Korea over Tokyo’s enhanced export control measures, trade minister Isshu Sugawara said Friday, effectively locking both countries into the World Trade Organization’s painstaking dispute settlement process — an undertaking that could potentially take years.
19/09/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Relaciones Bilaterales

South Korea removes Japan from trade whitelist as feud deepens

South Korea has removed Japan from its list of most trusted trading partners, the latest sign of unraveling ties between two U.S. allies mired in a series of disputes.
16/09/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón

U.S. will promise not to hike tariffs on Japanese autos, report says

Japan and the United States are working toward a joint leaders’ statement that would include a U.S. promise not to hike tariffs or introduce quotas on Japanese cars, the daily Tokyo Shimbun reported Monday.
13/09/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

New U.S. envoy for Latin America, Michael Kozak, has experience and takes a hard line

The new acting head of U.S. diplomacy toward Latin America is a seasoned envoy who once floated the idea of going into Chile unilaterally to snatch a politically powerful general who was behind the murder of a leftist politician in Washington in the 1970s.
10/09/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Medio Ambiente

Japan tells diplomats no decision yet on contaminated Fukushima water

Government officials on Wednesday told diplomats they were still considering options for handling contaminated water at the disaster-hit Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant amid worries the water may be dumped into the ocean.
03/09/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson

Top North Korean, Chinese diplomats meet in Pyongyang amid stalled nuclear talks with U.S.

The foreign ministers of China and North Korea have held talks in Pyongyang, with the two allies vowing to bolster bilateral ties and work closely on security issues amid the North’s stalled nuclear talks with the U.S.
22/08/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson

Seoul to end key intel pact with Tokyo

In a stunning move that could further upend already fraying ties between Japan and South Korea, Seoul on Thursday announced that it would scrap a key intelligence-sharing pact with Tokyo, with the South’s presidential Blue House saying in a statement that it did not meet Seoul’s “national interests” to maintain the deal amid the intensifying spat between the two neighbors.
13/08/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

U.S. says it's consulting on Asian missile deployment but that it would be a 'sovereign decision'

A senior U.S. diplomat says Washington is consulting with its allies as it proceeds with plans to deploy intermediate-range missiles in Asia, a move China says it will respond to with countermeasures.
07/08/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Pentagon chief Mark Esper urges Japan to help protect shipping in Persian Gulf

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has urged Japan to consider taking part in a coalition to protect shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.
06/08/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson

China announces fresh military exercises in South China Sea as U.S. carrier enters waterway

China has announced it will hold military exercises near the disputed Paracel Islands in the South China Sea on Tuesday and Wednesday.
25/07/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Organismos Internacionales

As Japan and South Korea clash at WTO over trade, rest of world reluctant to get involved

South Korea tried to bring international pressure to bear on Japan by airing its complaint regarding Tokyo’s tightened export controls at the World Trade Organization (WTO) on Wednesday, but the move failed to rally international opposition to the move.
24/07/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

IMF downgrades world growth, warns of 'precarious' 2020

Global trade tensions, continued uncertainty and rising prospects for a no-deal Brexit are sapping the strength of the world economy, which faces a “precarious” 2020, the International Monetary Fund warned on Tuesday.
23/07/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Hal Brands

Trump has been (partly) good for U.S. foreign policy

The best U.S. presidents are transformational, not transitional. They do not simply shake up the old status quo; they create a better one. When it comes to foreign policy, Donald Trump will surely fall short of that standard: He has been far more adept at disruption than at the building that ought to follow.
22/07/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

China importers seek to lift tariffs on U.S. farm goods: state media

Chinese importers are applying to their government to lift tariffs on some U.S. agricultural imports, state media reported on Sunday, three weeks after the two sides reached a truce in their trade war.
16/07/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

U.S. and Russia will discuss nuclear arms limits in Geneva on Wednesday

Representatives from the United States and Russia are set to meet in Geneva on Wednesday to explore the concept of a new accord limiting nuclear arms that could eventually include China, senior U.S. officials said on Monday.
02/07/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

OPEC extends oil production cuts amid weaker demand outlook

OPEC is extending its deal to cut oil production for another nine months in a bid to keep prices from sagging as the oil cartel faces a weakening outlook for global demand.
25/06/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Satoshi Sugiyama

Can the G20 summit pave a path for the future of multilateral trade?

Koji Tomita, a Foreign Ministry official representing Japan at the G20 summit, said at a conference last month that regaining public confidence in multilateralism is one of the summit’s goals.
21/06/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Joshua Walker

Three meetings to watch at the G20 summit

The eyes of the world will be on Japan again when the Group of 20 summit kicks off in Osaka next week. As host, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will greet the leaders of the world’s 20 most powerful countries and use the opportunity to showcase Japan as an island of geopolitical stability.
14/06/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Noriyuki Suzuki

After Tehran visit, hurdles remain high for Abe in bid to mediate between U.S. and Iran

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has embarked on an ambitious endeavor to play the role of international mediator in the hope of charting a course for dialogue between Tehran and Washington.
07/06/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Tecnología

G20 to seek stricter taxation rules for digital giants at Fukuoka meeting, draft statement shows

The Group of 20 major economies will pledge to accelerate their efforts to more effectively collect taxes from multinational digital companies like Google and Facebook, according to a draft of a joint statement by their finance chiefs.
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