Importing a Product or Service

 Latest update: July 2022 

Japan is the world’s third largest economy and is well renowned for the quality, precision and reliability of its goods and services. The entrance into force of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement in 2019 made it easier for EU companies to import Japanese products.

The information contained in this section is designed to point your company in the right direction for developing an import strategy tailored to your customers’ needs.


Table of Contents

  • Background Information
  • Importing into the EU
  • Japan’s Export Procedure
  • Data on Global & EU Imports of Japanese Goods and Services
  • Finding a Supplier
  • Expert Reports & Webinars
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