The First Meeting for the Negotiation of the Japan-Argentina Investment Agreement
September 14, 2016
1. The First Meeting for the Negotiation of a Japan-Argentina Investment Agreement will be held for three days from September 14 to 16 in Buenos Aires, the capital of Argentina.
2. Mr. Isao Kishi, Senior Deputy Director for EPA/FTA Negotiations, South America Division, Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau, and other government officials from the Japanese side, and Ms. Nora E. Capello, Undersecretary for International Economic Negotiations and other government officials from the Argentine side, are scheduled to attend the meeting.
3. As Japan-Argentina economic relations have deepened in recent years, the early conclusion of an investment agreement is desired in order to further promote investment between the two countries. With that in mind, the two sides will hold active negotiations on this basis, beginning with this first meeting.