May 22, 2019•Comments
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 […]
February 20, 2019•Comments
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 […]
November 1, 2018•Comments
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.
October 25, 2018•Comments
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.
October 23, 2018•Comments
Statement on the Making Ontario Open For Business Act
JAMA Canada represents Japanese-brand vehicle assemblers and dealerships responsible for 85,000 direct and indirect jobs, that in turn supports 115,000 intermediate and expenditure-induced jobs across Canada.
October 2, 2018•Comments
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.
June 8, 2018•Comments
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.
January 31, 2018•Comments
JAMA Canada Statement on the CPTPP
For JAMA Canada and our members, CPTPP is simply a matter of fairness – equitable tariff treatment for all automakers in Canada.
July 22, 2014•Comments
Commentary: Free Trade & Canada – Next Stop, Japan
The tabling of the final text of the bilateral free trade agreement with South Korea earlier this
month has brought Canada another step closer to its first trade agreement in Asia.
February 26, 2014•Comments
Commentary: In Support of Canada’s Trade Agenda
The Canadian government has made great progress on its trade negotiations by concluding a trade agreement in principle with the European Union, and the imminent bilateral agreement with the Republic of Korea.