June 11

2019

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 6: EPA Preferences on Meat Products

What are the EPA opportunities for EU meat exporters to Japan?

The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU meat exporters to Japan.  Duties will be gradually phased out for pork meat and processed pork meat, as well as for poultry meat.  For beef meat duties will reduced from almost 40 to 9% over 15 years.

This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will be accompanied by a factsheet and a practical guide. For more information on the EPA Helpdesk please click here.

The webinar was targeted to European SMEs seeking to understand the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, and wishing to export meat products to Japan.

Topics covered:

  • Market access opportunities
  • Tariff rate quotas
  • Safeguard mechanisms
  • Gate price system
  • Preliminary information on related Rules of Origin

Speakers: Yvan Van Eesbeek, Consultant on International Trade Agreements

Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office

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