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Trade Progress For Agriculture

Farmers can expect benefits from pending trade agreements with China and North America as well as a recent agreement signed with Japan, the head of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) said at Land Expo 2020 in Des Moines, Iowa. Ken Isley, administrator of Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) revealed that the the U.S. beef industry will benefit from ...

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Japan’s Consul-General Lauds Japan-UAE Cooperation

Japan and the UAE are cooperating under the Comprehensive Strategic Partnership Initiative. According to Akima Umezawa, Japanese Consul-General, Dubai, Japan and the UAE are effective and responsible players for the peace, stability and prosperity of the region and the world. This initiative was agreed upon in 2018 by Shinzo Abe and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan. The sectors covered include ...

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Value Of Non-oil Trade Between UAE, Japan Totalled AED481.34 Billion Over 10 Years

According to statistics from the Ministry of Economy, the total value of non-oil trade between the UAE and Japan reached AED481.34 billion or US$130.8 billion over the past ten years from 2009 to 2019. These statistics highlight the growing trade and economic relations between the two countries, with the value of their overall trade in the first half of 2019 reaching ...

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Tax hike, Global Slowdown Set To Dent Japan’s Economic Growth In 2020

Japan’s economic growth is expected to slow modestly in 2020, as a consumption tax hike combined with a sluggish global economy are poised to drag on flagging consumer spending and exports. The government’s 26 trillion yen ($237 billion) stimulus package and Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics-linked spending by tourists will serve to underpin the world’s third-largest economy. Japan’s real gross domestic ...

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Japan, India Boost Digital Partnership For New Technology Era

India and Japan are particularly focusing on information sharing on development of digital infrastructure to improve architecture design, according to a joint statement recently released by the Information-technology Promotion Agency, Japan, the Japan External Trade Organization, and the Indian Software Product Industry Roundtable. Well-designed digital social infrastructure is expected to play a significant role in enhancing the efficiencies of societal services ...

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China, Korea, Japan Use Non-Tariff Barriers To Impede Imports

Countries like China, South Korea and Japan may boast of low tariffs but they have erected huge non-tariff barriers (NTBs), most of which are tailored to mask the ferocity of trade protectionism, in a bid to control the imports they deem undesirable. An internal analysis of the Indian commerce ministry ahead of the country’s pull-out of the RCEP deal in ...

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Brighter Days Ahead For U.S. Beef Exports

U.S. beef exports have trailed year-ago levels for each of the first 10 months of 2019, but there is growing optimism that international demand for U.S. beef will improve in 2020. The latest positive development occurred in December, when Japan finalized approval of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement. This will improve the competitive position of U.S. beef in Japan by allowing the ...

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JVs Between Cambodia And Japan To Get A Boost

A representative of the Cambodia-Japan Association for Business and Investment (CJBI), vowed to boost the number of joint-ventures between Cambodian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their Japanese counterparts. CJBI is the only association in Cambodia which consist of Japanese and Cambodian members and it aims to encourage business-matching between Cambodian and Japanese SMEs. The CJBI is an essential platform to ...

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Japanese Trade Stocks Surge Amidst Speculations Of U.S-China Trade Deal

Japanese stocks witnessed a significant increase as investors speculated the closure of phase one trade deal between U.S. and China. Reports state that The White House agreed to do away with tariffs on Chinese exports, which is likely to come into effect soon. Amidst trade optimism, Japanese Yen and Australian dollar traded high.

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Japanese Trade Minister Still Hopeful On India’s Decision On RCEP

Despite India’s decision to exit of the ASEAN-led 15-nation Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Free Trade Agreement last month, officials from India’s Indo-Pacific partners Australia and Japan are still discussing the issue in the hope that the government will rethink the decision. Japanese trade minister Hiroshi Kajiyama will discuss the terms with Piyush Goyal today under which India can get ...

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