US and Japanese officials are working hard to reach agreement on a bilateral trade agreement, a senior Japanese official told Reuters on July 17, adding he was looking forward to news on the deal in the near future.
industry sources told Reuters on July 16 that the United
States and Japan
were working on a small trade deal involving agriculture and autos that could
be agreed by President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when they
meet in New York
Asked about progress in the
bilateral trade talks, Koji Tomita, Japan's sherpa to the Group of 20 industrialized
countries (G20), said, "When President Trump came to Japan at the
end of May, he was talking about doing a deal as soon as possible. Our team is
now working pretty hard, so we are looking forward to some news in the near
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban on February 16 announced a new climate action plan and spoke about future challenges in his annual state-of-the-nation speech.
Chinese health authority Monday (February 17) said it received reports of 2,048 new confirmed cases of novel coronavirus infection and 105 deaths on Sunday (February 16) from 31 provincial-level regions and the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps.
The Indonesian Government is formulating incentives for tourism industry stakeholders such as hotels or airlines to counter negative impacts of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19), said Indonesian Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
Around 100,000 homes remain without power in Sydney on Monday (February 10), after the heaviest storm in 30 years lashed Australia's east coast.
Many countries and international organizations have provided materials and other kinds of support for China in combating and controlling the novel coronavirus epidemic.
The outbreak of the acute respiratory illness caused by a new strain of corona virus (nCoV) in China is spreading to many countries around the world, becoming a new challenge for the global economy. Accordingly, China’s economic growth has slowed down and heavy losses from service, aviation, tourism sectors are predicted to hinder the world economy this year.