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Japan gives UK six weeks to strike a post-Brexit trade deal - FT

Reuters | London | Updated: 23-06-2020 12:17 IST | Created: 23-06-2020 12:04 IST
Japan gives UK six weeks to strike a post-Brexit trade deal - FT
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (File photo) Image Credit: ANI

Japan has given the UK just six weeks to strike a post-Brexit deal, putting Boris Johnson's government under pressure to agree one of the fastest trade negotiations in history, the Financial Times reported.

"To avoid a gap in January, we must pass this in the autumn session of the Diet [the Japanese parliament]," Hiroshi Matsuura, Tokyo's chief negotiator, told the Financial Times. "That means we must complete negotiations by the end of July."


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