Third Round of Negotiations on the Japan EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
1. The third round of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be held in Brussels, Belgium from October 21 to 25.
2. The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Ambassador Jun Yokota, Special Representative of the Government of Japan in charge of the Japan-EU EPA negotiations (Chief Negotiator) and representatives from other relevant ministries, and on the EU side, Mr. Mauro Petriccione, Director for Asia and Latin America, Directorate General for Trade, European Commission (Chief Negotiator) and other representatives.