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Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Foreign AffairsNinth Round of Negotiations on the Japan EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

The ninth round of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be held in Brussels, Belgium, from February 23 to 27.

The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Ambassador Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (Chief Negotiator), Mr. Koichi Akaishi, Director-General for Trade Policy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry and representatives from other relevant ministries, and on the EU side, Mr. Mauro Petriccione, Deputy Director-General, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission (Chief Negotiator) and other representatives.

Release date

February 18, 2015

Divisions in charge

Economic Partnership Division, Trade Policy Bureau

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