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Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Foreign AffairsSixth Round of Negotiations (Chief Delegates’ Meetings) on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among Japan, China and the ROK

The sixth round of negotiations (Chief Delegates’ Meetings) on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was held in Tokyo from January 16 to 17.

The sixth round of negotiations (Chief Delegates’ Meetings) on a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) among Japan, China and the Republic of Korea (ROK) was held in Tokyo from January 16 to 17.

From the Japanese side, Mr. Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (Chief Delegate), Mr. Haruhiko Ando, Deputy Director-General for Trade Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and representatives from other relevant Ministries will attend the meeting. From the Chinese side, Mr. Wang Shouwen, Assistant Minister of Commerce of the People's Republic of China (Chief Delegate), and other representatives will attend the meeting. From the Korean side, Mr. Woo Taehee, Assistant Minister for Trade & Chief Negotiator for FTAs, of the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy of the Republic of Korea (Chief Delegate), and other representatives attended the meeting.

In this round of negotiations, areas such as Trade in Goods, Trade in Services, Investment, amongst others, were intensively discussed.

The three countries will work towards holding the seventh round of negotiations (DG/DDG Meetings) in Korea, in April.

Release date

January 17, 2015

Divisions in charge

Economic Partnership Division, Trade Policy Bureau

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