The Fifth Round of Negotiations for the Japan-Mongolia Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
1. The Fifth Round of the Negotiations for the Japan-Mongolia Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be held from December 16 to 19, and 24,2013 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
2. The Japanese delegation will be led by Mr. Jun Yokota, Ambassador in charge of Economic Diplomacy, and the Mongolian delegation will be led by Mr. Ochirbat Chuluunbat, Vice Minister for Economic Development of Mongolia. Experts from relevant ministries and agencies of both sides will participate in the meetings.
3. In this round, negotiations in areas including Trade in Goods, Investment, E-commerce, Rules of Origin, Customs Procedures, Competition, Cooperation, Dispute Settlement, Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (SPS) and Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) are scheduled to be held.