The 8th Round of Negotiations on the Japan-India Economic Partnership Agreement
July 10, 2008
- The 8th round of negotiations on the Japan-India Economic Partnership
Agreement (EPA) will be held from July 14 (Mon) to 17(Thu), 2008 at the
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in Tokyo.
- In this round, Mr. Sumio Kusaka, Deputy Director-General of the Economic
Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Coordinator for the Japanese
Co-chairs), other Director-General-level Co-chairs and officials from relevant
ministries and agencies of Japan, and Mr. Dinesh Sharma, Joint Secretary
of the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry (Indian
Co-chair) and officials from relevant ministries of India will respectively
- At the round, both sides will discuss market access of trade in goods and such issues as rules of origin, general rules, customs procedures, investment, improvement of business environment, and cooperation.
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