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Tokyo Launches 'Blame Game" on TPP

posted by Richard Katz on September 29, 2014

Found in Japan, categorized in Growth Outlook and Business Cycle

Tags: TPP Japan Akira Amari Abe

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Headline

In the version spread by Japan’s Cabinet Minister in charge of TPP, the talks broke down because the United States suddenly rescinded its promise to end its import tariffs on auto parts.

Abstract

After breakdown of TPP talks, Tokyo launches disinformation campaign in the Japanese press.

About Richard Katz

Richard Katz

Richard Katz is Editor of The Oriental Economist Report, a monthly newsletter on Japan, as well as the semi-weekly TOE Alert e-mail service on Japan, and is also a special correspondent at Weekly Toyo Keizai, a leading Japanese business weekly.

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