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Washington Insider -- Wednesday
Wed Jul 9, 2014 06:21 AM CDT

Here's a quick monitor of Washington farm and trade policy issues from DTN's well-placed observer.

EU-Japan Trade Talks Resume

The European Union and Japan this week resumed bilateral free trade talks in Tokyo after the European Commission and EU member states agreed that Japan has eliminated most non-tariff barriers targeted at the outset of the talks. This week's negotiations represent the sixth round of the EU-Japan negotiations.

As with the bilateral U.S.-Japan trade discussions on the sideline of the larger Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement, the EU and Japan still have a number of sticking points to ...

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