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The EU and the WTO | Brussels, 25 September 2018

EU, Japan and US met at Ministerial level

In New York on 25 September, EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström met with Hiroshige Sekō, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan, and with US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer.

The three met as a continuation of the trilateral talks launched last year, to address issues such as trade-distortive practices.

After their meeting, the three issued a joint statement. The statement covered issues such as non-market-oriented policies, industrial subsidies and forced technology transfer policies, as well as reform of the World Trade Organisation, and e-commerce.

Read the full statement