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EU, Japan negotiating free trade agreement

8:49 AM MDT | June 22, 2013 | Michael Ravenscroft

The European Union and Japan are continuing their efforts to reach a free trade agreement (FTA), says the European Commission. The aim is for a comprehensive FTA in goods, services, and investment, eliminating tariffs and nontariff barriers, and covering other trade-related topics, such as regulatory issues, procurement, sustainability, and competition, the commission says. The first round of talks was held in April. Negotiators are due to meet again later this month, and again in October. Japan is the European Union's seventh most important trading partner, and...

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