EU-Japan EPA

'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 43: Tariff Rate Quotas

What are the EPA agri-food preferences offered within Tariff Rate Quotas?

10:30 - 11:30
'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 45: Rules of Origin

What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan?

10:30 - 11:30
'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 46: Human Resources Mobility

What are the opportunities the EPA’s Human Resources Mobility provides to European

10:30 - 11:30
'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 47: Access2Markets Seminar
This webinar will offer an explanation of the Access2Markets tool and will include a live demonstration of the tool’s features, such as: import and export sections, barriers, Single Entry Point Statistics, ROSA the Rules of Origin self-assessment tool, Access2Procurement.
10:30 - 11:30
About the EU-Japan EPA

On 17 July 2018, the European Union and Japan signed an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the biggest trade agreement ever negotiated by the EU that will create an open trade zone covering over 600 million people.

CANCELLED - 'EPA Helpdesk' webinar series 44: EPA Impact on EU Agri-Food and Textile Exports to Japan
This event has been cancelled.
10:30 - 11:30
EPA & Cheese and Dairy Products

About Cheese and Dairy Products:

The EU dairy sector is the second biggest agricultural sector in the EU, representing more than 12 % of total agricultural output.

EPA & Fruit and Vegetables

About Fruit and Vegetables:

The total value of the EU’s output of fruit and fresh vegetables at basic prices was EUR 57.5 billion in 2017. This represented 13.9 % of the value of all the agricultural goods and services produced in the EU.

EPA & Geographical Indications

About Geographical Indications:

A geographical indication is a name used to identify a product as originating in the territory of a particular country, region or locality where its quality, reputation or other characteristic is linked to its geographical origin.

EPA & Human Resources Mobility

About Human Resources Mobility:

Mode Four of GATS* may cover a wide range of persons, from high-level engineers to unskilled workers. In the FTA, Japan mainly commits with respect to highly qualified professionals.

EPA & Malt, Starches, Wheat Gluten and Albuminoidal Substances

About Malt, Starches, Wheat Gluten and Albuminoidal Substances:

The production capacity of Malt in the EU represented 9,683,650 tonnes in 2017 while the exports of malt production produced in the EU reached 2,438,644 tonnes this very year.

EPA & Meats

About Meats:

The meat sector is one of the most important in European Union agriculture. The European livestock sector is expected to benefit from world population and income growth, contributing to higher EU exports.

EPA & Public procurement

About Public Procurement:

The EU-Japan EPA offers opportunities to EU businesses in the Japanese Government procurement market on top of those already available for foreign companies under the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).

EPA & Rules of Origin

About the Rules of Origin

Origin is the ‘economic’ nationality of goods traded in commerce. It is the origin that determines the duties and taxes apply to a product when exported abroad. The EU-Japan EPA has established new provisions regarding the Rules of Origins.

EPA & Spirits and Beers

About Spirits and Beers:

Beer is a drink that has been enjoyed in communities across Europe for several thousand years.

EPA & Wine

About Wine:

The European Union is the World leading producer of wine. Between 2013 and 2017, the average annual production was 168 million hectolitres.

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 10: Rules of Origin

What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan?

10:30 - 11:30
EPA Helpdesk Webinar 11: Services Domestic Regulations and Mutual Recognition Agreement

As a professional service provider, where can I find the information to do business in

10:30 - 11:30
EPA Helpdesk Webinar 12: Tariff Rate Quotas

What are the EPA agri-food preferences offered within Tariff Rate Quotas?

10:30 - 11:30
EPA Helpdesk Webinar 13: Public Procurement & Healthcare

What are the business opportunities in Japan’s public healthcare and what you need to

10:00 - 11:00
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