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January 06, 2009

(Daily News)
October 27, 2008

U.S. auto industry sources today (Oct. 27) welcomed the rise in the value the Japanese yen, in contrast to the Group-of-Seven (G7) finance ministers and central bank governors, who released a statement yesterday [wto2008_6228

(Daily News)
August 26, 2008

Japan on Sept. 1 will narrow the scope of its retaliation for U.S. non-compliance with an adverse World Trade Organization ruling against the United States' distributions of trade remedy duty collections under the Byrd amendment. It is required to do so because the distributions are decreasing due to the law's repeal.

(Daily News)
May 15, 2007

Japan yesterday (May 14) took the first step towards easing its rules with respect to opening its market to U.S. beef by beginning a round of audits at U.S. beef plants, according to White House and Agriculture Department officials.

(Daily News)
February 23, 2007

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns this week expressed the hope that Japan will respond in a “reasonable way” to revelations that a shipment of boneless beef from a Tyson Foods plant violated the age restrictions of the U.S.-Japan beef agreement.

(Inside U.S. Trade)
February 23, 2007

Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Japan, Korea and APEC Affairs Wendy Cutler said yesterday (Feb. 22) that it is premature to discuss a U.S.-Japan free trade agreement because it faces several major hurdles due to sensitivities on both sides.

(Daily News)
February 07, 2007

Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson this week indicated he would not press Japan at this week’s meeting of G7 finance ministers to allow the yen to appreciate in value, despite growing pressure from U.S. companies, a key member of Congress, and the European Union.

(Daily News)
January 29, 2007

U.S. auto producers this week are looking to pressure the Bush Administration into reaffirming that it opposes foreign currency manipulation, after a former Treasury official revealed in a new book that the administration actually supported Japanese intervention in the currency markets from about 2001 to 2003.