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Japan and the EU agree on a sweeping trade pact

Deal to go into effect in 2019 seen as a major win for free trade

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on March 21   © Reuters

TOKYO Japan and the European Union wrapped up negotiations on Dec. 8 on a far-reaching economic partnership agreement set to encompass about 40% of the value of global trade.

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