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U.S., Japan, EU say they hope to initiate WTO talks on subsidies, e-commerce

September 25, 2018 at 5:59 PM
The U.S., Japan and the European Union on Tuesday committed to begin formal talks on “more effective subsidy rules” by 2019, they said in a joint statement after a ministerial meeting in New York City. The parties also will work toward the “timely launch” of a broader e-commerce agreement with WTO members, they added. U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Japanese Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko and EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström held their fourth trilateral meeting to...

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