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21st Round of Negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

January 29, 2018

1. The 21st round of negotiations for Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) will be held in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, from February 2 to 9.

2. From the Japanese side, Mr. Keiya Iida, Deputy Director-General, Economic Affairs Bureau of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, and representatives from other relevant ministries will participate in the meeting.

3. In this round of negotiations, the meetings of the Trade Negotiating Committee, in which senior officials will participate, and negotiations on Trade in Goods, Trade in Services and Investment as well as on other areas are scheduled to be held.

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