Japan welcomes U.K.-EU trade deal ensuring business continuity

The Japanese government greeted Friday the long-awaited post-Brexit free trade agreement struck between the United Kingdom and the European Union before a year-end deadline as it averts the potential negative impact of a no-deal outcome. The government welcomes the fact that “issues such as the introduction of tariffs between the EU and U.K. have been averted that could have had a serious impact on the international economy,” Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said in a statement after the agreement on the deal Thursday. Motegi said Japan will “closely monitor” the implementation of the agreem…

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