Factsheet: EPA & Footwear and Leather Products

About the Factsheet

The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of Footwear and Leather products, the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership as well as, in a brief overview, the relevant Rules of Origin. This factsheet takes a close look at market access for different products such as raw hides, skins, leather, articles of leather, saddlery, travel goods, footwear articles and more. It then focuses on criteria that a product needs to comply with the provisions “Rules of Origin”. 

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