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

November 12, 2014

1. The seventh round of negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Canada will be held in Tokyo from November 17 to November 21, 2014.

2. The meeting will be attended by, on the Japanese side, Mr. Toshiro Suzuki, Ambassador for International Economic Affairs, 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 negotiation 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.)
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