Japan-Canada Relations

Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji received a courtesy call from the delegation of Canada to B20 headed by The Honourable Perrin Beatty, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)

March 15, 2019
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  • Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji received a courtesy call from the delegation of Canada to B20 headed by The Honourable Perrin Beatty, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)1
  • Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs Tsuji received a courtesy call from the delegation of Canada to B20 headed by The Honourable Perrin Beatty, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC)2

On March 14, commencing at 9:45 for 30 minutes, Mr. Kiyoto Tsuji, Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs received a courtesy call from the delegation of Canada to B20 headed by The Honourable Perrin Beatty, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (CCC).  The overview of the meeting is as follows.

  1. At the beginning, Mr. Tsuji welcomed Canada’s participation in the B20 and stated that Japan is determined to deliver a strong message through leading global economic growth and by promoting free trade and innovation at the G20 Osaka Summit, and that the proposals of private sector through the B20 are much appreciated. Mr. Tsuji also said that Japan would like to cooperate with Canada to spread free and fair common rules around the world.
  2. In response, Mr. Beatty expressed his expectation that Japan would play a leading role during the G20 presidency and that Canada and Japan should strengthen the mutually beneficial trade and investment relationship, taking advantage of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP). 
  3. They also exchanged views on promotion various issues including the current international situation.