Arrow Artboard Created with Sketch. Artboard Created with Sketch. Title Chevron Title Chevron Icon Facebook Icon Linkedin Icon Mail Contact Path Layer Icon Mail Positive Arrow Icon Print Politics Japan, EU launching high-level talks on safe data transfers Tokyo government looking to create control tower to unify rules The free movement of data across borders has become essential in business operations.
RYOHEI YASOSHIMA, Nikkei staff writer March 20, 2017 02:00 JST | Japan
HANNOVER, Germany --Japan and the European Union are starting cabinet-level talks on creating a mechanism to ensure safe transfer of data across international boundaries.
Hiroshige Seko, Japan's minister of economy, trade and industry, is meeting with Andrus Ansip, vice president of the European Commission, on Monday to confirm the framework of the dialogue.
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