The Future of the Japan–EU Economic Relationship with Brexit
The 75th Stockholm Seminar on Japan
The world has held serious concern about possible resurgence of trade protectionism since the Brexit process started and Mr. Trump came into the White House. The Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement in July 2017 is a statement for free trade. The significance of the Agreement is discussed in connection with economic reform in Japan under Abenomics particularly in agriculture and other key sectors and on-going negotiations over other mega-FTAs in East Asia.
Fukunari Kimura is Professor of Faculty of Economics, Keio University and Chief Economist, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). He serves as a co-editor of the Journal of the Japanese and International Economies. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Discussant: Adjunct Professor Erik Lagerlöf, Center for Business Law, Stockholm School of Economics
Moderator: Dr. Yoshihiro Sato, Research Fellow, European Institute of Japanese Studies, Stockholm School of Economics
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The Japan seminar series is jointly organized by the European Institute of Japanese Studies at Stockholm School of Economics, the Asia Programme at the Swedish Institute of International Affairs, the Department of Asian, Middle Eastern and Turkish Studies at Stockholm University and the Swedish Defence University. It features monthly seminars on Japanese economy, politics and society.