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Joint Press Release with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Fourteenth Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

The fourteenth round of negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from August 15 to 19.

  1. The fourteenth round of negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be held in Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam from August 15 to 19.
  2. From the Japanese side, Mr. Keiya Iida, Deputy Director-General, Economic Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tetsuya Watanabe, Director-General, Multilateral Trade System Department, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, and representatives from other relevant ministries will attend the meeting.
  3. In this round of negotiations, the meetings of the Trade Negotiating Committee, in which senior officials will participate, and of working groups on Trade in Goods, Trade in Services and Investment are scheduled to be held, and the scope and method of negotiations, amongst others, will be discussed.

Release date

August 10, 2016

Division in Charge

Economic Partnership Division, Trade Policy Bureau

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