Today, Secretary Gina Raimondo and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan Nishimura Yasutoshi convened the second Ministerial meeting of the Japan-U.S. Commercial and Industrial Partnership (JUCIP). During the meeting, the two discussed a range of issues and activities critical to the U.S.-Japan commercial relationship, including resilient semiconductor supply chains, cooperation on export controls, and the role of emerging technologies in strengthening industrial competitiveness and economic security. They also reaffirmed the fundamental importance of deepening U.S.-Japan cooperation through JUCIP to strengthen economic prosperity and security for both countries and to strengthen the regional economic order. The Secretary and Minister also discussed their shared interest in making progress during the Ministerial meeting Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity on May 27.
Originally posted at https://www.commerce.gov/news/press-releases/2023/05/readout-secretary-raimondos-meeting-minister-economy-trade-and-industry