Category: Comments

April 16, 2020Comments

Joint Letter from JAMA Canada and Global Automakers of Canada

Joint Letter from JAMA Canada and Global Automakers of Canada requesting a delay in the EIF of the CUSMA until January 1, 2021, due to the impact on vehicle and auto parts manufacturing in Canada from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the critical need to complete the Uniform Regulations for automotive Rules of Origin (ROO) prior […]

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May 22, 2019Comments

Statement on Canada-US agreement to remove US 232 tariffs on steel & aluminum

JAMA Canada welcomes the recent agreement between Canada and the US to eliminate the US 232 tariffs on steel and aluminum, as well as Canada’s retaliatory tariffs applied in response. This positive development will not only reduce the costs associated with the tariffs, but also removes a key impediment to the ratification of the Canada […]

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February 20, 2019Comments

Statement on ‘Driving Prosperity: The Future of Ontario’s Auto Sector’

February 20, 2019 On behalf of the members and directors of JAMA Canada, we appreciate the timely release of ‘Driving Prosperity’ and the ongoing efforts that the Ontario Government is taking to increase competitiveness, reduce red tape, foster innovation and skills development as part of its Open for Business Strategy. Our members look forward to […]

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November 1, 2018Comments

JAMA Canada Statement on CPTPP

The members and directors of the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association of Canada (JAMA Canada) applaud the Minister of International Trade Diversification, the Hon. Jim Carr, and the Government of Canada for their extraordinary efforts in passing Bill C-79, ensuring a timely ratification of the CPTPP.

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October 25, 2018Comments

Submission on Study of Bill C-79

JAMA Canada supports diversified trade liberalization for the mutual benefits accruing to all trade signatories from enhanced business opportunities, as well as advantages for consumers.

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October 2, 2018Comments

Comments on USMCA

JAMA Canada, while seeing the need for careful review of the final legal text, is encouraged by the successful conclusion of negotiations toward a modernized NAFTA, now called the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

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June 8, 2018Comments

Statement by JAMA Tokyo Chairman Akio Toyoda on US 232 Investigation on Imports of Automobiles & Auto Parts

The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) is gravely concerned that the investigation launched by the United States Department of Commerce on May 23,2018, to determine the effects on national security of imports of automobiles,including cars, SUVs, vans and light trucks, and of automotive parts, will create uncertainty among automobile users in the U.S. and people involved in the motor vehicle industry.

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