Japan Economy Minister Toshimitsu Motegi said US and Japan agreed to speed up trade negotiations. He noted that after meeting US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Osaka as sideline of G20 leaders summit. Working level meetings will be held starting next month, towards a bilateral trade agrement.
However, Motegi also said there is no time frame for completing the deal. He said noted “we share understanding of each other’s thinking and stance and where our gap lies. Based on that, we are discussing ways to narrow our differences.”