Case study - SOCKSSS

SOCKSSS is a young Swedish company specialized in the fashion of socks. Whereas many larger companies failed in Japan, SOCKSSS already makes 5-7% of their turnover in Japan and their made in Japan style socks amount for 20% of their global turnover.

New features on the Access2Markets portal

The new Access2Markets homepage was launched in May. On the new homepage, information is now organised in a clearer and more intuitive manner. New features have also been added, including a trade assistant for services and investment.

Nippon Export Award 2022-2023

The Belgian-Luxembourg Chamber of Commerce in Japan is organizing the 11th edition of the Nippon Export Award. Is your SME or large company exporting to Japan, importing into Japan, or offering Belgian-Luxembourg products/services in Japan? Then you could be the next winner!

Case study - UAB GELD BALTIC Super Garden

UAB Geld Baltic – Super Garden is a young Lithuanian company created in 2016. It specializes in the manufacture and commercialization of freeze-dried products; a technique initially developed by NASA. Geld Baltic has been step by step developing its strategy to access the Japanese market during the past 2 years.

Release of a EPA Export Handbook – a guide to help EU SMEs export to Japan

The EU-Japan Centre released on March 2022 the handbook: "How to export using the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)", to help EU SMEs companies to export to Ja

May 18

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May 20

2022

Food & Drinks Virtual mission in May 2022

With the aim of supporting the EU food producers in Japan, the EU-Japan Centre is offering the opportunity to selected EU SMEs to virtually exhibit during ifia the International Food Ingredients &a

December 07

2021

CANCELLED - EPA Helpdesk Webinar 44: EPA Impact on EU Agri-Food and Textile Exports to Japan

The EU-Japan EPA entered into force on 1 February 2019. How has the application of this Agreement influenced EU exports of Agri-Food and Textile Products to Japan? Which sectors have seized the opportunities of preferential market access in Japan, and which have not?

November 09

2021

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 43: Tariff Rate Quotas

This webinar targets EU agri-food companies seeking to understand the working of Tariff Rate Quotas opened by Japan in the EU-Japan EPA context.

October 19

2021

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 42: Fisheries

This webinar targets EU companies seeking to export fishery products to Japan by taking advantage of the trade preferences offered by the EPA.

October 05

2021

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 41: Malt, Starches, Wheat Gluten & Albuminoidal Substances

This webinar targets EU companies seeking to export malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances to Japan by taking advantage of the trade preferences offered by the EPA.

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Joint statement signed by METI Vice Minister Hirose and Director General of DG GROW on the 35th…
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Japan
01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023
  Check our 'Vulcanus in Japan' mobility action in this video including views from a participant - Everything you want to know in 5 min about our 'Vulcanus in Japan' programme ! Testimonials FROM…
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29/09/2022 - 30/09/2022
The EU-Japan Centre is re-starting its in-depth site "Lean in Europe" visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. The…

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Report: The Beer market in Japan Expert: Renata Piazza  Publication…
Case study - SOCKSSS  SOCKSSS is a young Swedish company founded in…
Japanese Industry and Policy News August 2022Topics covered on the August issue:  Legislation…