September 17


Webinar 142: Practical Guide on Export-to-Sales Legal Procedures for the EU Agri-food Products to the Japanese Market

17-09-19 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET

Are you familiar with legal procedures to fully comply with when exporting and selling agri-food products to Japan?

Agri-food sector is one of the three areas where the EU expect to make the greatest gains under the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which came into force on 1 February 2019. This is the second webinar of a series of three practical guides for the EU producers and exporters of agri-food products to know the legal procedures and comply to full extent with legal requirements from different Japanese authorities. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation.

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to learn about the legal procedures when exporting agri-food products to Japan..

Registration deadline: 16/09/2019

In 40 minutes from your desk, discover:

  • Custom clearance under Japanese Custom Law (Ministry of Finance)
  • Clearance for plant/animal products under Japanese Protection Laws (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry)
  • Food sanitation clearance under Food Sanitation Law (Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare)
  • Other clearances with other laws
  • Compliance with Food and Labelling Act (Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan)


  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion

Speakers: Prof. Chieko Nakabayashi (Ogasawara Global LLC.) - Ms Nakabayashi is professor, researcher and consultant on business development, based in Brussels and Tokyo.  

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

Please go to the EU Business in Japan website, to register for this webinar.

If you are already a member of the EU Business in Japan website, please log in and then go to the webinar link - If you are not yet a member, you will first have to register as a member via: and then when your registration request is confirmed, please log in and go to the 'Events' section of the website and register to the webinar.

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