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2006
Joint Announcement: U.S.-Japan Consultations on the Use of the Global Positioning System (01/31/06)
2005
Japan Resumes Import of U.S. and Canadian Beef (12/13/05)
Exchange of Recommendation for the Fifth-Year Dialogue under "Japan-US Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy Initiative" (12/09/05)
Deepening Interdependence between US and Japanese Economies (10/21/05)
Snow Praises Japan's Economic Reforms (US Embassy, Japan Website) (10/12/05)
U.S. Byrd Amendment: Japan Decides to Start Retaliation (08/04/05)
Minister's statement: U.S. Byrd Amendment: Japan to Take Retaliatory Action (08/04/05)
United States-Japan Investment Initiative-2005 Report (MS Word) (07/20/05)
U.S. Applauds Efforts to Facilitate Foreign Investment in Japan (US Embassy, Japan Website) (07/08/05)
U.S.-Japan Investment Initiative: Seminars to Facilitate Investment in Japan (US Embassy, Japan Website) (02/23/05)
Developments: Japan-U.S. BSE Issue (01/25/05)
 
2004
Press Secretary's Statement: Repeal of the US 1916 Anti-Dumping Act (12/06/04)
Request for WTO consultations regarding certain anti-dumping measures of the United States, in particular, the "zeroing" methodology (11/29/04)
US-Japan Consultations on Use of Global Positioning System (11/19/04)
Japan-US Joint Press Statement: Resumption of Trade in Beef and Beef Products [PDF] (10/25/04)
The Fourth Japan-US Consultation on the BSE Issue (10/19/04)
Recommendations on Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy to the US Government
- Recommendations [PDF]
(10/15/04)
- General background and objectives [PDF]
(10/15/04)
- Summary of recommendations [PDF] (10/15/04)
On the decision by WTO arbitrators regarding the level of countermeasures in retaliation for the "Byrd Amendment"(Statement by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Nakagawa) (09/17/04)
Press Secretary's Statement: WTO Arbitration on Japan's Retaliatory Measures against US Byrd Amendment (09/01/04)
Final Report: Japan-United States BSE Working Group [PDF] (07/23/04)
Japan-U.S. Subcabinet Economic Dialogue (07/09/04)
Japan's Policy on BSE and Food Safety [Press Release] (06/23/04)
U.S.-Japan Investment Initiative 2003-2004(brochure)[PDF] (06/11/04)
U.S.-Japan Investment Initiative 2004 Report(June 2004) [PDF] (06/11/04)
Third Report on the US-Japan Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy Initiative [PDF] (06/09/04)
Foreign Direct Investment Promotion (06/03/04)
Publicity of Foreign Direct Investment Promotion in the US (06/01/04)
Remarks by Ambassador of Japan Ryozo Kato At the Signing of Agreement between Japan and the United States of America on Social Security (05/04/04)
Japan's Comments: 2004 National Trade Estimate Report [PDF]  (04/21/04)
Japan's Comments: 2004 "Section 1377" Review [PDF]  (04/21/04)
Ceremony for the Exchange of Instruments of Ratification of the Japan-US Tax Convention (New Tax Treaty) (03/30/04)
Comments on the Interim Final Rule of US-VISIT Program by the Government of Japan [PDF]  (02/25/04)
Signing of the Agreement between Japan and the United States of America on Social Security  (02/20/04)
Agreement between Japan and the United States of America on Social Security [PDF]  (02/20/04)

2003
Statement of Shoichi Nakagawa Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry On the Termination of the Steel Safeguard Measures Adopted by the United States in March 2002 (12/11/03)
Statement of Shoichi Nakagawa, Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry On the Report of the WTO Appellate Body on United States- Definitive Safegaurd Measures on Imports of Certain Steel Products (11/12/03)
Statement by the Press Secretary on the WTO Appellate Body on the U.S. Steel Safeguard Measures (11/11/03)
Signing of the New Japan-US Income Tax Convention (11/07/03)
Recommendations on Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy to the U.S. Government (10/24/03)
• Recommendations [PDF]
• General background and objectives [PDF]
• 
Summary of recommendations [PDF]
Comments on the Proposed System of Advance Cargo Reporting by the Government of Japan (8/27/03) [PDF]
Comments on the Proposed Rule of Cargo Information by the Government of Japan (8/21/03) [PDF]
Comments on the Proposed Revision of Visa Regulations by the Government of Japan [PDF} (7/29/03)
Comments to  the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission  Ministry of Finance (7/28/03)
Report and Recommendations of the Private Sector Participants in the 2003 U.S.-Japan Private Sector/Government Commission to the Governments of Japan and the United States [PDF]   
Japan-U.S. High Level Committee on Science and Technology (Joint Communiqué) (4/21/03)
Starting of the Pilot Implementation of the Container Security Initiative Ministry of Finance (3/ 25/03) 
The 3rd World Water Forum (Japan-US Initiative); Clean Water for People Initiative - Progress and Achievements since Johannesburg  [PDF] (3/24/03)
FSA's Comments on the Proposed Rule by the U.S. SEC under the Section 301 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002  Financial Services Agency (2/14/03)
Statement by the Press Secretary on the United States' Re-joining the ITER Project (1/31/03)

 

2002
2003 US-Japan Private Sector/Government Commission (Agenda for 2003) "Successfully Meeting Economic Challenges in the 21st Century"  (12/27/02)
Emergency Assistance for Typhoon Disaster in Guam (12/13/02)
Joint Government & Private Mission to the U.S.(Response to the U.S. Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002)  Financial Services Agency (12/4-5/02)
"Building Peace: Joint Commitments by Japan and the United States" by Sadako Ogata (Japan-America Society of Washington D.C., (11/ 06/02)
Submission by the Government of Japan to the Government of the United States regarding Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy (10/23/02)
Japan - U.S. Financial Dialogue Ministry of Finance (10/21/02)
2nd Japan-U.S. GPS Plenary Meeting (Joint Announcement) (10/16/02)
A United States-Japan Partnership to Provide Safe Water and Sanitation to the World's Poor "Clean Water for People" (9/04/02)
The U.S.-Japan Common Agenda for Cooperation in Global Perspective
Statement by Minister for Foreign Affairs Yoriko Kawaguchi on the Passing on the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) Legislation by the Senate of the U.S. Congress (8/02/02)
First Report to the Leaders on the U.S.-Japan Regulatory Reform and Competition Policy Initiative (PDF) (6/25/02)
Comment by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Takeo Hiranuma on U.S. Steel Safeguard Issue  Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Website (6/25/02)
Comments of the Government of Japan on 2002 National Trade Estimate (NTE) Report (4/17/02)
Statement by Foreign Minister Yoriko Kawaguchi on the Announcement by the United States to Impose Safeguard Measures on Imported Steel (3/06/02)
Submission by the Government of Japan to the Government of the United States Regarding Deregulatory Reform and Competition Policy (10/01)
Fourth Joint Status Report on the U.S.-Japan Enhanced Initiative on Deregulation and Competition Policy (6/01)
Comments of the Government of Japan on 2001 National Trade Estimate (NTE) Report (4/01)
Joint Report on the U.S.-Japan Common Agenda for Cooperation in Global Perspective (7/00)

 

     
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