EPA Helpdesk Webinar 31: Meat Products

23-02-21 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h 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 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 meat products to Japan.

Topics covered during this webinar:

  • Market access opportunities
  • Tariff rate quotas
  • Safeguard mechanisms
  • Gate price system
  • Preliminary information on related Rules of Origin

Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Expert's presentation
  • SME testimonial (TBC) 
  • Q&A Session 
  • Conclusion

Speaker: Yvan Van Eesbeek, Consultant on International  Trade Agreements
Moderator: Pauline Laloux - 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 this webinar, the PowerPoint slides, and the factsheet covering this topic are available here