EPA Helpdesk Webinar 3: EPA Preferences on Wines and Spirits & Beers

09-04-19 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h

What are the EPA opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan?

The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan as these products can now duty free in Japan. The EPA furthermore guarantees registration and protection of certain EU geographical indications related to these products, as well as acceptance of most of the EU’s oenological practices for wines.

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 informational materials. For more information on the EPA Helpdesk please click here.

The webinar is targeted to European SMEs seeking to understand the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, and wishing to export wines and spirits & beers to Japan.

Topics covered during this webinar:

  • Market access opportunities
  • List of accepted EU Oenological practices for wines
  • Preliminary information on GI protection
  • Preliminary information on Rules of Origin

Speaker: Yvan Van Eesbeek, Consultant on International  Trade Agreements
Moderator: Gwenael Beauvais - Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office

Webinar recording and publications

The recording of the past webinar, its related materials, and the publications covering this topic are available on the following links: Wine / Beer & Spirits