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APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

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APEC leaders to warn against protectionism

A draft communiqué on November 12 showed that leaders of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) member economies, plan to warn against the dangers posed by protectionism, and resolve to work toward realising what would be the world's largest free-trade area at a meeting in Papua New Guinea later this week, according to Kyodo News.

Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

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Japan welcomes UK’s interest in CPTPP

Japan’s economy revitalization minister Toshimitsu Motegi has welcomed the UK’s expression of interest in joining the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), according to Kyodo News.

Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

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Japan backs Thailand joining CPTPP

Japan and Thailand agreed on June 27 to foster cooperation for the accession of Thailand to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).

Japan enacts law to ratify CPTPP

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Japan enacts law to ratify CPTPP

The Japanese Diet on June 13 enacted a law to ratify the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), moving a step closer to complete domestic procedures, according to Kyodo news.