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

July 22, 2014

  1. 1. The sixth round of negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Canada will be held in Ottawa, Canada from July 28 to July 31.

    2. The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Mr. Tomochika Uyama, Deputy Director-General, Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 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 and representatives from other relevant departments.

    3. Areas of negation in this round will include, but not limited to, trade in services, investment, intellectual property and Energy, Minerals and Foods.

(* The foregoing is a provisional translation. The date indicated above denotes the date of issue of the original press release in Japanese. 9