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Minister Hagiuda Attends 2022 Supply Chain Ministerial

July 21, 2022

On Wednesday, July 20, Mr. Hagiuda Koichi, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, attended 2022 Supply Chain Ministerial held online by the United States. In the Ministerial, the ministers discussed supply chain resilience.

1. Overview of the forum

Following opening speeches by US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Secretary of Commerce Gina Raimondo, Minister Hagiuda and the other participating ministers delivered remarks.
After discussing ways of addressing short-term supply chain disruptions and enhancing long-term resilience, the ministers adopted a joint statement.

2. Remarks by Minister Hagiuda (Summary)

3. Joint statement

The ministers confirmed their intention to promote international cooperation and build supply chains that will have long-term resilience, in accordance with the four principles of transparency, diversification, security, and sustainability.

Division in Charge

Americas Division, Trade Policy Bureau