This event; jointly organised by Bruegel and the Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University, will discuss the EU-Japan trade deal and asses its impact.
On October 3rd, 2018, Bruegel and the Kobe University Graduate School of Economics will organise a conference on international trade and the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement.
The European Union and Japan have agreed to sign a trade deal that will create the world’s largest open economic area. This event will evaluate the agreement as well as take a look at the wider geopolitical implications of the deal.
This event will be livestreamed on this page. It is not necessary to register to watch the livestream.
Registrations for this event are not yet open.
Check-in and coffee
Guntram B. Wolff, Director
Speaker to be confirmed
Session I - The real economic impact of the EU-Japan FTA?
Chair: Agata Wierzbowska, Associate Professor, Kobe University
Marco Chirullo, EU's deputy chief negotiator on EU-Japan Trade Deal
Gabriel Felbermayr, Director, ifo Center for International Economics, University of Munich
Hiroo Inoue, Chief Representative in Brussels, Japan External Trade Organization
Sébastien Jean, Director, CEPII
Session II - Global leaders in free trade- who are they today?
François Godement, Director of the Asia and China Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations
Yoichi Matsubayashi, Deputy Dean and Professor, Graduate school of Economics, Kobe University
Tamotsu Nakamura, Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
André Sapir, Senior Fellow
Cécile Toubeau, Director, Better Trade and Regulation, T&E
EU's deputy chief negotiator on EU-Japan Trade Deal
Director, ifo Center for International Economics, University of Munich
Director of the Asia and China Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations
Chief Representative in Brussels, Japan External Trade Organization
Deputy Dean and Professor, Graduate school of Economics, Kobe University
Dean, Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University
Director, Better Trade and Regulation, T&E
Associate Professor, Kobe University
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