Japan, U.S., EU trade ministers vow to fight "non-market" practices

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Trade ministers from Japan, the United States and the European Union pledged Tuesday to work together to deal with "non-market" practices to ensure fair competition, in a veiled reference to China's excessive industrial subsidy policy. Japanese trade minister Koichi Hagiuda, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai and EU Trade Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis, in a joint statement issued after their virtual meeting, said they will focus on three tasks including identification of problems caused by such unfair practices. The three ministers also "agreed to renew their trilateral partnership to a...

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