March 1, 2022
On Tuesday, March 1, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA), and the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) held the first meeting of the Japan-U.S. Partnership on Trade. The participants discussed Japan-U.S. trade cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and strengthening Japan-U.S. trade cooperation on the global agenda.
On Tuesday, March 1, METI, together with MOFA and USTR, held the first meeting of the Japan-U.S. Partnership on Trade to discuss trade policy issues such as third-country trade practices, environment, labor, digital, and trade facilitation from the perspective of strengthening U.S.-Japan trade cooperation in the Indo-Pacific region and the U.S.-Japan trade cooperation on the global agenda. They also exchanged views on bilateral issues.
METIMatsuo Takehiko, Director-General of Trade Policy Bureau
MOFAOno Keiichi, Director-General / Assistant Minister, Economic Affairs Bureau
USTRMichael L. Beeman, Assistant USTR for Japan, Korea, and APEC
Division in Charge
Americas Division, Trade Policy Bureau