Tag: Japan

Commission signs #AviationAgreement with #Japan

Commission signs #AviationAgreement with #Japan

| June 23, 2020

On 22 June, the European Commission and Japan signed an agreement on civil aviation safety, which will further boost the EU’s already strong co-operation with Japan and reinforce the competitiveness of the EU’s aviation industry. This bilateral civil aviation safety agreement (BASA) will support EU manufacturers of aeronautical products to increase their trade and market […]

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EU and Japan leaders signal close co-ordination in responding to the #Coronavirus pandemic and a commitment to enhance their strategic partnership

EU and Japan leaders signal close co-ordination in responding to the #Coronavirus pandemic and a commitment to enhance their strategic partnership

| May 27, 2020

On 26 May, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe held a virtual leaders’ meeting and have issued a joint press release. They addressed the response to the coronavirus pandemic, highlighting the importance of global solidarity, cooperation and effective multilateralism. The leaders discussed the need to […]

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EU-Japan leaders’ video conference meeting to focus on the #Coronavirus pandemic and co-ordinated response

EU-Japan leaders’ video conference meeting to focus on the #Coronavirus pandemic and co-ordinated response

| May 26, 2020

Today (26 May), Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, Council President Charles Michel and the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe will hold a virtual leaders’ meeting to address matters related to the coronavirus pandemic, preparations for the upcoming G7 summit, and the implementation of the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership. As G7, G20 and strategic, likeminded […]

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#Coronavirus – EU and 21 other WTO members pledge to ensure well-functioning global food supply chains

#Coronavirus – EU and 21 other WTO members pledge to ensure well-functioning global food supply chains

| April 24, 2020

The European Union, together with 21 other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO), has committed to open and predictable trade in agricultural and food products during the current global health crisis. Co-signatories of the joint statement pledge to ensure well-functioning global agriculture and agri-food supply chains and avoid measures with potential negative impact on food […]

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UK wants same legal autonomy from EU as it showed #Japan and #Canada – PM’s office

UK wants same legal autonomy from EU as it showed #Japan and #Canada – PM’s office

| February 27, 2020

Britain wants the European Union to show the same respect for legal autonomy it afforded countries such as Canada and Japan when signing trade deals with them, Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s office said on Tuesday (25 February), write William James and Kylie MacLellan. Johnson’s office said Britain was determined to protect its legal autonomy in […]

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Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations for an EU #PassengerNameRecords agreement with #Japan

Commission welcomes Council’s green light to start negotiations for an EU #PassengerNameRecords agreement with #Japan

| February 18, 2020

Today (18 February), the Council gave its green light for the EU to start negotiations with Japan on an agreement to enable the transfer of Passenger Name Records (PNR) data from the European Union to Japan, essential to strengthen the EU-Japan partnership on fighting terrorism and serious transnational crime. The agreement will set out the […]

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Trade: First year of Economic Partnership Agreement with #Japan shows growth in EU exports

Trade: First year of Economic Partnership Agreement with #Japan shows growth in EU exports

| February 3, 2020

1 February 2020 marked the first anniversary of the entry into force of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). In the first ten months following the implementation of the agreement, EU exports to Japan went up by 6.6% compared to the same period the year before. This outperforms the growth in the past three years, which […]

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