JPEPA

AcronymDefinition
JPEPAJapan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement
JPEPAJapan-Peru Economic Partnership Agreement
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The crux of the debate on JPEPA was the fear that toxic wastes may be dumped on the Philippines because they were on the customary tariff lists existing at that time.
A focus on the Philippine side of the JPEPA case offers additional insights into this dominant feature of Southeast Asia's political and economic relations.
Santiago added, ''Another issue was that the JPEPA failed to include reservations that Japan has already conceded to Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia.
Torres also helped lead and represent the position of the Philippine automobile industry during the crafting and development of the controversial Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), which faced serious challenges during negotiation.
At P3.38 Million, the Pilot is artificially expensive in the Philippines (no JPEPA incentive because it isn't made in Japan) due to taxes.
The eighth batch of candidates under the JPEPA is composed of 340 Filipino health workers, 63 of whom are nurses and 277 are caregivers.
Miriam Santiago, chair of the committee overseeing JPEPA, said in a statement her committee will release the full report when the Philippine Congress resumes April 28.
For instance, many Filipino applicants who ventured into Japan's training program for the health care sector under the mantle of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA) miserably failed in hurdling the highly technical language training.
The hiring of Filipino workers, mainly nurses and caregivers is provided for under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (Jpepa) signed by both countries in 2006 in Finland.
The country has also an existing bilateral trade agreement with Japan known as the Japan-Philippine Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA).
''Virtually, if we go by the objective of analysis of these independent experts, the JPEPA is dead,'' Santiago said.
Torres was also credited for helping lead and represent the position of the automobile industry of the Philippines during the crafting and development of the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA), which faced serious challenges during negotiation.