Trade Barriers

Japan and the EU are currently negotiating a free trade agreement aimed at removing many existing trade barriers between the EU and Japan. In this section you will discover more information both about the current status of these ongoing negotiations as well as various alleged trade barriers and Non-Tariff Measures (NTM’s) of relevance for EU businesses interested in Japan.

Table of Contents

  • Overview of Pre-2013 Conditions
  • FTA Negotiations and Current Status
  • New tarrif under the EPA agreement
  • Barriers for European Businesses
  • Non-Tariff Measures (NTM’s)
  • Further Reading