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EPA/FTA/IIA

Indo-Pacific Economic Framework: IPEF

IPEF Entered into Force

METI Minister Nishimura Attends Ministerial Meeting of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF) (November 17, 2023)
Minister Nishimura Attends Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) Ministerial Meeting (October 5, 2023)
METI held the IPEF Japan Week (IPEF) for Prosperity (August 31, 2023)

IPEF under Negotiation

Minister Nishimura Attends the Ministerial Discussion of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) for Prosperity
(December 20, 2022)
Minister Nishimura Attends the Ministerial Discussion of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) for Prosperity (September 13, 2022)
Ministerial Discussion of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) for Prosperity Held (July 27, 2022)
Informal Ministerial Discussion on the Trade Pillar of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) for Prosperity Held (June 13, 2022)
Regarding the Launch of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) (May 23, 2022)

Economic Partnership Agreement: EPA/Free Trade Agreement: FTA

【Bangladesh】
Launching of the Joint Study Group on the possibility of a Japan-Bangladesh Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) (December 12, 2022)
【Israel】
Launching of the Joint Study Group on the possibility of a Japan-Israel Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) (November 22, 2022)

EPA/FTAs Entered into Force

Bilateral Negotiations

Multilateral Negotiations

【EU】
Japan and the European Union Confirmed the Agreement in principle on Negotiations Concerning Provisions on the “Free Flow of Data” under the Japan-EU EPA (October 28, 2023)
The Launch of the Japan-EU Digital Partnership (May 12, 2022)
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends Annual Meeting of EU-Japan Business Round Table (November 6, 2020)
【RCEP】
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will Enter into Force in the Philippines (April 4, 2023)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will Enter into Force in Indonesia (November 7, 2022)
First Meeting of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Joint Committee Held (April 27, 2022)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will Enter into Force in Malaysia (January 18, 2022)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will enter into force in Republic of Korea (December 6, 2021)
The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement will enter into force on January 1, 2022 (November 3, 2021)
Scope of the Act on Issuance of Certificates of Origin under Economic Partnership Agreement Added to RCEP Agreement (June 22, 2021)
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Signed (November 15, 2020)
Preparatory Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting to be Held(November 10, 2020)
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting (October 14, 2020)
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting to be Held (October 13, 2020)
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting(August 27, 2020)
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Ministerial Meeting to be Held (August 25, 2020)
Thirty-First Round of Negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) (July 7, 2020)
METI Minister Kajiyama Attends the 10th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting (June 23, 2020)
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting to be Held (June 22, 2020)
Thirtieth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) (May 13, 2020)
The 29th Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Trade Negotiating Committee Meeting (RCEP TNC) Issues Joint Statement (April 30, 2020)
Twenty-ninth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)(April 16, 2020)

Division in Charge

Economic Partnership Division, Trade Policy Bureau

Last updated:2023-11-17