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World Trade Organization, Japan and the WTO,” September 2019, www.wto.org/english/thewto_e/countries_e/japan_e.htm. Since April 18, 2017, the United States and Japan have been conducting high-level economic dialogues, led by Vice President Michael Pence and Vice Premier Taro Aso, to deepen strong U.S.-Japan economic relations. On September 26, 2018, President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that the two governments would begin negotiations for a trade agreement between the United States and Japan. FINALLY, there is a separate digital trade agreement that, on its face, roughly reflects the digital chapters of the trans-Pacific Partnership and newly negotiated NAFTA (USMCA), which currently needs to be approved by Congress. It seems to me that no one expects this part to have a significant impact on current Japanese or American policy in this area, because these countries generally agree on these issues. European Commission, “EU-Japan trade agreement enters into force” on 31 January 2019, trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1976. For more details, see CRS In Focus IF11099, EU-Japan FTA: Implications for U.S. Trade Policy, by Cathleen D. Cimino-Isaacs. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – House Democrats on Wednesday rebuked the Trump administration for not consulting Congress enough in negotiations on a mini-trade deal with Japan, giving details on the matter and refusing to testify at a congressional hearing. Overall, many observers agree that USJTA is important for U.S. agriculture in order to regain its competitiveness in the Japanese market.
At the same time, some are concerned about the exclusion of products and the lack of provisions on non-tariff barriers, which have generally been covered by previous U.S. trade agreements. One trade policy expert warned against the purely customs approach as a model for future U.S. agreements69. In the face of these concerns, U.S. companies have strongly advocated further progress towards a broader agreement70 other interest groups, that there will be sufficient political support in both countries to make progress in future discussions, particularly during an election year in the United States.71 Given that the agricultural sector – which is one of the most sensitive markets of the countries and which has therefore generally descended to negotiations in the final phase – has already had access, Some consider the U.S. as a limited lever to obtain new concessions.72 Other experts believe that the agreement is not effective, since the potential of economic relations between the United States and Japan could not be maximized , both in terms of market access gains and market access benefits. , which had already been approved, for the most part, in the TPP,73, but also with regard to the promotion of the Japanese leadership of the United States in terms of rules. More generally, successful discussions in the next stage as well as as decisive for “an American return to regional economic architecture”. 74 In this context, the conclusion of a comprehensive agreement with Japan in the second phase could help to facilitate the perception of many East Asian politicians and scholars, 75 In TPA, the main objective of trade negotiations within the WTO, “to ensure that regional trade agreements in which the United States does not participate fully meet the high standards of WTO disciplines, including GaTT Article XXIV 1994, Articles V and V bis of the General Agreement on Trade in Services, and fully comply with them, “In addition, the Trade Preferences Extension Act of 2015, S.L.
114-27, orders the administration that “if other countries attempt to negotiate trade agreements that do not essentially cover all trade , they continue to issue objections in all appropriate forums.” The United States and Japan signed a trade agreement yesterday.