17-09-2019 | 10:30 - 11:30

Are you familiar with legal procedures to fully comply with when exporting and selling agri-food products to Japan?

Agri-food sector is one of the three areas where the EU expect to make the greatest gains under the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which came into force on 1 February 2019. This is the second webinar of a series of three practical guides for the EU producers and exporters of agri-food products to know the legal procedures and comply to full extent with legal requirements from different Japanese authorities. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation. 

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to learn about the legal procedures when exporting agri-food products to Japan.

Registration deadline: 16/09/2019

In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover:

  • Custom clearance under Japanese Custom Law (Ministry of Finance)
  • Clearance for plant/animal products under Japanese Protection Laws (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
  • Food sanitation clearance under Food Sanitation Law (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
  • Other clearances with other laws
  • Compliance with Food and Labelling Act (Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan)


  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion

Speaker: Chieko Nakabayashi (Ogasawara Global LLC.) - Ms Nakabayashi is professor, researcher and consultant on business development, based in Brussels and Tokyo.  
Moderator: Gwenael Beauvais - Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office


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