Roundtable Discussion on Impact of TPP with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Research Staff


On July 28, Keidanren USA hosted Mr. Kyohei Yabu of JETRO’s Overseas Research Department in Tokyo and Mr. Atsushi Suzuki, Director of Research & Information Services in JETRO’s New York office for a roundtable event with member company DC representatives.   Mr. Yabu gave a presentation on JETRO’s education and outreach efforts to companies in Japan, including on tariffs and rules of origin.  Company representatives discussed the impact of TPP on their companies in the U.S. and issues they had faced regarding the certification of origin process.