Although the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) was regarded as one of the essential pillars of economic reform under the Abe Administration, the so-called Abenomics, the walkout by the US from TPP forces Japan to readjust its international commercial policies.
A political agreement – the Japan-EU Economic Partnership Agreement – in July 2017 may become a key element in a new international economic order.
Professor Kimura will share his views on the agreement and also touch upon the impact of Brexit on further negotiations and future Japan-EU relations.
Fukunari Kimura is Professor at the Faculty of Economics, Keio University. He is Chief Economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and President of The Japan Society of International Economics.
He specializes in international trade and development economics, particularly working on various topics related to production networks and economic integration.
Moderated by Professor Jakob Roland Munch, Professor at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen.
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