Elizabeth Truss

UK and Japan start trade negotiations

International Trade Secretary Liz Truss and the Japanese Minister for Foreign Affairs Motegi Toshimitsu to launch talks on UK Japan Free Trade Agreement today (9 June).

The agreement will build on the existing EU-Japan deal. It will go further by securing additional benefits in areas such as digital trade, and providing support for the UK’s 5.9 million small businesses.

It will allow the UK and Japan to set new standards in areas of digital technology and e-commerce, helping to establish our position as a global technology superpower.

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