The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has sparked a lot of debate in Japan, with Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda’s announcement last November of Japan’s interest to enter into consultations toward participating in the TPP negotiations. How is the United States assessing Japan’s interest in these negotiations? Wendy Cutler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan, Korea and APEC Affairs, discusses U.S. perspectives on the TPP and Japan’s prospects for joining.
Wendy Cutler, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan, Korea and APEC Affairs
Merit Janow, Professor, Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs and Columbia Law School; Member, Board of Directors of Japan Society
12-12:30 pm Registration & reception
1-2 Lecture and Q&A
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- April 17, 2012
- 12:00 pm