Japan, Mexico agree to expand membership of TPP free trade pact

The Japanese and Mexican foreign ministers agreed Tuesday to coordinate on the steady enforcement of the Trans-Pacific Partnership and expand the 11-party free trade agreement’s membership. During their meeting in Mexico, Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi told his counterpart Marcelo Ebrard that Japan wants to closely cooperate to maintain and strengthen the free and open economic framework, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said. Japan, which succeeded Mexico this year as chair of the regional FTA, formally called the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, is expe…

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