USTR: progress in Japan ag talks is ‘limited’ |

USTR: progress in Japan ag talks is ‘limited’

In an unusually terse statement late Wednesday, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative said that “limited progress was made so far this week and significant gaps remain” after the two days of talks between Acting Deputy USTR Wendy Cutler and Japanese Ambassador Hiroshi Oe on Trans-Pacific Partnership agricultural market access issues.

The talks between the two high-level trade negotiators ended Wednesday.

“Cutler and Oe agreed to continue discussions on these issues in an effort to narrow the gaps in the weeks ahead,” the statement said. F

–The Hagstrom Report

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