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U.S., Japan want ‘ambitious’ IPEF negotiating schedule

November 17, 2022 at 3:16 PM
The U.S. and Japan want Indo-Pacific Economic Partnership for Prosperity countries to agree to an “ambitious negotiating schedule” and plan to push for “novel” commitments in negotiations that begin next month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said on Thursday after a meeting between the countries’ trade ministers. U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai met with Japanese Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Nishimura Yasutoshi on the margins of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ministerial meeting in Bangkok. They discussed U.S...

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