Japan seeking big concessions from Britain in trade talks

Japan is seeking tougher concessions from Britain in trade talks than it secured from the EU, while negotiations between London and Tokyo are also being slowed by the looming risk of no-deal Brexit. Japanese trade negotiators are confident they can extract better terms, the Financial Times reported, in a sign of the mounting difficulties facing UK officials as they attempt […]

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No-deal Brexit must be avoided at all costs, says Toyota president

The president of Toyota has said a no-deal Brexit should be avoided “at all costs”, in the latest intervention by a major Japanese investor in the UK economy. In comments posted on the website of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Akio Toyoda noted that British and European Union leaders had failed to reach an agreement this week on the terms […]

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