No Breakthrough In Latest US-Japan Auto Talks, USTR Says

Law360, New York (October 24, 2013, 6:36 PM EDT) -- The U.S. and Japan made progress — but did not reach a major breakthrough — this week in discussing U.S. concerns over access to Japan's automotive and insurance markets, a U.S. trade official said Wednesday.

Following three days of bilateral discussions, which the U.S. and Japan are conducting in parallel to negotiations for the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement, acting Deputy U.S. Trade Representative Wendy Cutler indicated that the two countries still had work to do, especially on issues affecting trade in the automotive sector. The bilateral...
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