Joint statement by European business organisations on the occasion of the 21st EU Japan Summit


On 12 November 2013, the FTA together with other commerce and industry associations published a joint statement on the occasion of the 21st EU-Japan Summit in Tokyo on 19 November. Signatories of this statement would like to reiterate their strong support for a deep and comprehensive Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to the participating decision makers, notably the presidents of the European Council and the European Commission. An EU-Japan FTA has the potential to improve market access and regulatory coherence, and thereby expand trade and investment, economic growth and employment, and contribute to enhanced competitiveness and productivity of both economies.

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Download FTA’s position paper on EU-Japan Trade Relations (May 2013)

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