Fourth Round of Negotiations on the Japan EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)
1. The fourth round of negotiations on the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will be held in Brussels, Belgium from January 27 to 31.
2. The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Ambassador Yasumasa Nagamine, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (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.