February 24

2021

24-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020-21 and explain in practical terms the most...

February 23

2021

23-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET 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...

February 18

2021

In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre is co-organising "Export Support" webinars and workshops in cooperation with the EU member organisations of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) (https://een.ec.europa.eu/). These webinars and/or workshops may include the following: - Sectorial information: sectors, considered for these webinars and/or workshops, are those covered by the EPA and of high potential benefits for EU SMEs, notably food & beverages, textile, footwear & leather (https://www.eu-japan.eu/epa-helpdesk...

February 17

2021

17-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020-21 and explain in practical terms the most...

February 16

2021

16-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Do you want strategic insight, tactical guidance and real-life examples of how to succeed in the Japanese snack and beverage market? The aim of this webinar is to present an overview of trends and opportunities on the Japanese convenience store and drugstore market under the Corona pandemic and to deliver strategic insight, tactical guidance and real-life examples of how to succeed in the Japanese convenience store and drugstore market. The webinar includes: An overview of the Japanese convenience store and drugstore market, including key...

February 10

2021

10-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020-21 and explain in practical terms the most...

February 09

2021

09-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What are the EPA opportunities for EU dairy exporters to Japan? The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU dairy exporters to Japan.  Duties will be gradually phased out for hard cheeses and a tariff quota will allow for duty free access as from 1/4/2033 for fresh cheeses.  Import market access improvement also for other dairy products such as butter, whey products and skimmed milk powder. This webinar was part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and...

February 04

2021

In cooperation with local members of the Enterprise Europe Network, the EU-Japan Centre organises cross-cultural online workshops to introduce European companies to the basic principles of Japanese business culture. The goal of the workshops is to prepare European companies for doing business with Japan. Led by an expert consultant with coaching experience at all levels of corporate hierarchy from employees to top leadership, the workshops covers the following points: Japanese Business Etiquette Communication with Japanese General differences in communication style (high...

February 03

2021

03-02-21 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020-21 and explain in practical terms the most...

February 02

2021

2-02-21 | 15:00 - 16:00 PM CET Which consumer groups are the most relevant in the Japanese market, which attitudes to they have and what is their preferred way of consumption? This webinar provides an overview of the current situation on the Japanese consumer market (as of January 2021). It first presents current data on the purchasing power, size and relevance of the Japanese consumer market. The second part of this webinar describes particularities of Japanese consumer behavior and then presents the special characteristics of the Japanese consumer market and its most...

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2-03-21 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What business opportunities does the Japanese Smart Farming Technology market offer to European SMEs? The Japanese agricultural sector faces many challenges: a low self...
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