Japan press – Abe says TPP exemptions likely

Author: Eamonn Sheridan | Category: News

Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe is under significant internal LDP pressure over free trade talks, having to contend with demands from his own party for exemptions. Its a tricky issue for him, but he is making progress, saying:

high-level negotiations could lead to exemptions that many ruling party members are demanding

Abe leaning toward joining TPP free trade talks

The article also discusses the importance of the Japan-US alliance.