(Veronica Cruz – Market Business News)
The US is pushing Japan for a free trade deal, saying that the timing is now to sort out the obstacles for a Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact. Penny Pritzker, US Secretary of Commerce, who is on a trade mission in Japan, said “The timing is now for us to sort this out.”
Ms. Pritzker described the time as “ripe” for the US and Japan to find a breakthrough in trade negotiations. The two nations are now much closer to a deal, she added. Read more here.