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Memorandum of Cooperation on Strengthening Energy and Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation Concluded between Japan and the United States

February 4, 2020

The Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF), from the government of Japan, and the U.S. Department of the Treasury, from the government of the United States, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation on Strengthening Energy and Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation.

  1. On February 4 (Tue.), 2020, METI and MOF from the government of Japan and the U.S. Department of the Treasury from the government of the United States, signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) on Strengthening Energy and Infrastructure Finance and Market Building Cooperation.

  2. Japan and the U.S., within economic dialogue and other occasions by the two countries, have worked cooperatively, to promote free, open, and competitive energy/infrastructure market building in the Indo-Pacific region; establish energy security by securing universal access to reliable energy at a fair price; and advance a “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” through quality infrastructure investment.

  3. Under the MoC, the two countries will further promote cooperation in energy and infrastructure finance and market building in the Indo-Pacific region as well as other efforts.

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