A free trade agreement that was signed by the European Union and Japan late last year officially came into force on February 1, making it the largest bilateral trade relationship in the world.

Negotiated since 2013, The agreement brings together more than 630 million people and nearly a third of global GDP, covering almost all trade between the EU and Japan. According to the European Union side, the deal should, in particular, benefit, European agriculture as a result of the massive exports t...


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