EU – Japan Economic Partnership Agreement: Strengthening economic ties as a way out of recession

Our intern Jana Záhořová wrote a report on this years second debate about the EU's relations with Japan and its progress.

Today, Japan remains an important international trading partner of the EU. Following China, Japan is the EU’s second-most important trading partner in Asia. According to experts from the European Commission, the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia and the University of Pavia, the EU-Japan EPA is a success because it is a great example of a higher degree of economic integration that can put pressure on other countries to feel obliged to adhere to free trade rules rather than protectionism.

You can read the rest of the report here

 

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