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06/05/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional JIJI

Germany expresses readiness to work with Japan on free trade and WTO reform

Germany is ready to cooperate with Japan on promoting free trade and reforming the World Trade Organization, Germany’s economic minister, Peter Altmaier, said in a recent written interview with Jiji Press.
02/05/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Politica Latinoamericana

Abe ready to meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un 'unconditionally' to 'break the shell of mutual distrust'

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “unconditionally” in a bid to restore diplomatic ties between the two foes, a daily newspaper reported Thursday.
17/04/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan and U.S. agree to include e-commerce and digital services in new trade talks

Japan said Tuesday it has started talks with the United States over cutting tariffs on agricultural and industrial products, and that the two sides agreed to include digital trade as part of the new negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement.
16/04/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan and U.S. kick off first day of trade talks with focus on cutting tariffs on goods

WASHINGTON - Japan and the United States agreed Monday to focus mainly on tariffs on goods such as agricultural and industrial products as they started negotiations for a bilateral trade agreement, according to economic revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi.
09/04/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Japan extends sanctions on North Korea by two years over abductions and nuclear weapons

Japan decided Tuesday to extend its sanctions against North Korea for two years, maintaining pressure on Pyongyang to denuclearize and resolve its past abductions of Japanese nationals.
15/03/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Kazuaki Nagata

At B20 in Tokyo, world business leaders urge stronger cooperation on looming challenges

As confidence in free trade appears to be waning mainly due to U.S. foreign policy and Brexit, international business leaders said Friday that stronger cross-border cooperation is needed more than ever to prevent further damage to the principles of globalization.
07/03/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Trump: Civilians killed in U.S. intelligence ops now to go unreported

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Wednesday revoked an Obama-era requirement for reporting civilian casualties that resulted from U.S. intelligence operations in noncombat areas across the globe.
21/02/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

In phone talks, Abe and Trump agree to work together to resolve North Korea abductions issue

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed Wednesday to cooperate in addressing issues linked to North Korea, including past abductions of Japanese citizens, before Trump meets with the North’s leader Kim Jong Un next week.
14/02/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional Joe Mayes

Lack of Brexit deal leaves exporters to Asia in limbo

LONDON - Business is brisk at Nim’s Fruit Crisps. Pineapples are imported from Costa Rica, kiwis from Italy and oranges and lemons from Spain. They’re then turned into healthy snacks for export to Israel, South Africa, Hong Kong and elsewhere.
12/02/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Germany woos U.S. in battle over gas pipeline to Russia opposed by much of Europe

Germany will put on a show of unity with the United States in talks this week over importing natural gas, as Berlin battles accusations that a pipeline now under construction will deepen European energy dependence on Russia.
06/02/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Organismos Internacionales Eric Johnston

With the G20 facing numerous challenges, do the summit's engagement groups have the answers?

OSAKA - In the run-up to the Group of Twenty Leaders’ Summit in Osaka in late June, several related meetings known as engagement groups are scheduled to take place in Tokyo and around the country.
05/02/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Japan and EU could gain while U.S. and China feel the pain in trade war, says U.N. report

Neither protagonist in the U.S.-China trade war stands to benefit from their standoff, the U.N. said Monday, suggesting others could cash in instead, with the EU possibly winning big.
04/02/2019
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Reiji Yoshida

Abe and Merkel seek to take Japan-Germany ties to 'higher level' amid trade turmoil and Brexit

German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday in Tokyo, where the two leaders pledged to further strengthen the bilateral relationship as the world faces growing protectionism and the United Kingdom’s potentially turbulent exit from the European Union.
01/02/2019
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Unconscionable globally, 'indispensable' locally, Japanese whalers call industry 'a way of life'

Neatly lining up sliced whale meat to make jerky in the wintry sea breeze, Tetsuya Masaki says whaling is just part of daily life in his tiny community of Minamiboso.
26/12/2018
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Organismos Internacionales Tomohiro Osaki

Japan formally announces IWC withdrawal to resume commercial whaling

In a landmark policy shift, Japan formally announced Wednesday that it would withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and resume commercial whaling in its territorial waters next year for the first time in more than 30 years.
13/12/2018
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

EU parliament approves Japan trade deal, dubbed world’s largest

BRUSSELS – The European Parliament on Wednesday approved an accord with Japan that has been dubbed the world’s biggest trade deal, covering economies that represent a third of global GDP.
29/11/2018
Argentina The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional

Talks with Trump, Putin and Xi on Abe’s schedule as he departs for G20 summit in Buenos Aires

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe left Thursday to attend the Group of 20 summit in Argentina and hold bilateral talks with world leaders on the sidelines.
26/11/2018
Sr. Canciller The Japan Times - Japón Mercosur

Argentina urges for Mercosur overhaul

All members of South America’s main trade bloc are ready to do away with years of protectionist policies preventing them from signing accords with other regions, according to Argentina’s top diplomat.
06/11/2018
Política The Japan Times - Japón Política Internacional Jesse Johnson

Top U.S. diplomat to meet senior North Korean official in New York on Thursday amid denuclearization acrimony

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with the right-hand man of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday in New York to discuss denuclearization, just days after Pyongyang hinted that it could resume building up its nuclear program if crippling sanctions are not lifted.
06/11/2018
Economía The Japan Times - Japón Economía Internacional

Cabinet sends Japan-EU free trade pact to the Diet

The Cabinet on Tuesday approved a bill to ratify a massive free trade agreement with the European Union.
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