EPA Export Handbook: A guide to help EU SMEs export to Japan
You would like to know if your goods may benefit from the existing free trade agreement between the EU and Japan? You are exporting to Japan but are unsure what 'preferential tariff treatment', 'rules of origin' and 'HS codes' are?
EPA Handbook: A guide to help EU SMEs import Japanese products
Would you like to start importing food or non-food stuffs from Japan, but are unsure what 'preferential tariff treatment', 'rules of origin' and 'HS codes' are?
Factsheet: EPA & Telecommunication
Sub-section 4 of Chapter 8 of the EU-Japan EPA sets out the principles for regulatory framework for provision of telecommunication services.
New reports released in August 2016

This month we have published 2 reports. These reports, which were written by our "in-ho

New reports released in December 2016

This month we have published 1 report. This report, which was written by our external e


A number of selected experts have agreed to cooperate with the EU-Japan Centre and have

Report: 2020 Guide Exporting to Japan What You Should Know

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Report: 5G Cooperation with Japan
This report gives an overview of the fifth generation of mobile systems in Japan.
Report: Access to funding and financing Support for EU SME’s Internationalization to Japan

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Report: Alcoholic Beverage Market in Japan
This report gives a brief overview of the alcoholic beverage industry in Japan.
Report: All about Starting a Business in Japan Version 2018
This report is the updated version on our previous report published in 2013.
Report: Alternative Vehicle Technologies in Japan
This report describes new technologies applied to the Japanese vehicle industry.
Report: Ambient Assisted Living Market in Japan
The purpose of this report is to look into the current status of the Japanese Ambient Assisted Living market.
Report: Analysis of EU-Japan business cooperation in third countries

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Report: Analysis of opportunities for EU SMEs in Japan‘s Data Economy and Artificial Intelligence in connection with Robotics
This report intends to provide an overview of current AI, robotics and data related policies in Japan.
Report: Artificial Intelligence
This report titled provides a useful summary of the current status of artificial intelligence market in Japan.
Report: Artificial Intelligence in the Japanese Educational Sector
Japan is about to spend big on AI for the education sector.
Report: Artificial Intelligence in the Japanese Medical Sector

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Report: Artificial intelligence in Japan and Opportunities for European Companies
An abundance of opportunities exist to European companies hoping to invest in startups and top-scaled Japanese AI firms.
Report: Automobile and Transport Cluster Mapping and Industry
This report presents an overview of the Automobile and Transport Cluster and Industry Landscape in Japan.
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