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EU parliament approves 'world's largest' free trade deal with Japan
The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will remove duties on almost all agriculture and industrial products as well as open up the service sector and procurement. It also moves to eliminate non-tariff barriers to trade.

"Almost five centuries after Europeans established the first trade ties with Japan, the entry into force of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will bring our trade, political and strategic relationship to a whole new level," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said.

"whole new"? hmm, I've only gone back to the Edo period ...

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Dec 12th, 2018 at 06:22:17 PM EST
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