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Readout of Secretary Raimondo’s Meeting with Japan Bank for International Involvement Chairman Tadashi Maeda


Today, Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo met with the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Chairman, Tadashi Maeda, to discuss the strong economic partnership between the United States and Japan and cooperation on the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Prosperity (IPEF). Secretary Raimondo underscored Japan’s continued support and leadership in the IPEF and highlighted outcomes from the recent IPEF Ministerial in Los Angeles. The Secretary and Chairman discussed JBIC’s work in the region, including ongoing projects with IPEF partners, as well as potential areas of cooperation on supply chains and infrastructure and the transition to a clean economy in the region. Secretary Raimondo reaffirmed her commitment to delivering high-standard outcomes and tangible benefits to IPEF partners and welcomed JBIC’s support on these efforts.