UK releases strategic approach for securing a free trade agreement with Japan (June 2020)
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The UK Department for International Trade (DIT) has unveiled its negotiating objectives for securing a free trade agreement with Japan. The DIT highlights textiles, agriculture, services and data exchange as key areas of focus.
If secured, a UK-Japan FTA will avoid a potentially damaging post-Brexit ‘cliff edge’ when the benefits of the recently concluded EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (JEEPA) fall away after 31 December 2020.