TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Economy Minister Yasutoshi Nishimura said on Wednesday this week’s TPP-11 meeting would be a good opportunity to tell the world that promoting free trade will be an important part of the economic recovery from the coronavirus crisis.
Ministers from the 11-member Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) are due to hold a video conference on Thursday, Japan time.
Nishimura said he believed that strengthening supply chains and implementing digitalization would also be important in the recovery.
Reporting by Kaori Kaneko; Editing by Andrew Heavens
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