Aug 1, 2017
Japan and the European Union (EU) held summit talks in Brussels July 6, 2017, and concluded an economic partnership agreement (EPA). Trade rules such as facilitation of customs clearance procedures and protection of intellectual property rights also have been unified under the agreement. Japan will align with the Europeans side to make the agreement effective in 2019 and will promote the importance of free trade to the world.
Source: Nikkei Asian Review July 7, 2017: Read The Story
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May 26, 2017
Far East: Japan
MAN Diesel & Turbo Expands Mitsui Pact
This comprehensive agreement promises a unique product portfolio for these two firms, who are longstanding partners with multiple previous collaborations. They have now agreed to to extend their mutual activities initially to cover sales, production, R&D, and EPC (engineering, procurement, construction).
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