EU, Japan, and U.S. Make Joint Statement on the Trilateral Meeting of the Trade Ministers

Posted by Matt Schmitt on 1/14/19 5:00 PM

On January 9, 2019, the Trade Ministers for the European Union (EU), Japan, and U.S. released a joint statement on trilateral meeting held in Washington, D.C.

The Ministers discussed their concerns, ongoing work, and cooperation in areas such as:

  • Non-market policies and practices;

  • Market-oriented conditions;

  • Industrial subsidies and state-owned enterprises

  • Forced technology transfer;

  • World Trade Organization reform; and

  • Digital trade and e-commerce.

According to the statement, the Ministers “look forward to further cooperation for the G20 Ministerial Meeting on Trade and the Digital Economy under the Japanese G20 Presidency.”


The joint statement may be found here:

Topics: Trade, EU, Japan

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