Visit of Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry to Karel De Gucht: round table and extracts from the joint press briefing
On 24 September 2013, Karel De Gucht, Member of the EC in charge of Trade, received the visit of Toshimitsu Motegi, Japanese Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry, in Brussels. They took stock of the ongoing negotiations between the EU and Japan in order to establish a Free Trade Agreement.
As the EU and Japan launched negotiations for a comprehensive Free Trade Agreement in April 2013, Karel De Gucht met Toshimitsu Motegi ahead of the next EU/Japan Summit. Following their meeting, they then held a joint press conference. SHOTLIST
Type: Summary of press conference Reference: I-081878 Date: 24/09/2013 Duration: 03:10Personalities:Karel De Gucht,Toshimitsu MotegiLocation:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Languages:ORIGINAL,