Fifth Round of Negotiations for Japan-Canada Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)

March 18, 2014

  1. 1. The fifth round of negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Canada will be held in Tokyo from March 24 to March 28.

    2. The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Mr. Keiichi Katakami, Director General, Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Chief Delegate) and representatives from other relevant ministries, and on the Canadian side, Mr. Ian Burney, Assistant Deputy Minister for Trade Agreements and Negotiations, Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (Chief Negotiator) and representatives from other relevant departments.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese.)