EPA Helpdesk Webinar 5: EPA Preferences on Dairy Products

21-05-19 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h

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 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 and to register, please click here.

The webinar is targeted to European SMEs seeking to understand the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, and wishing to export dairy products to Japan.

Topics covered during this webinar:

  • Market access opportunities
  • Tariff rate quotas
  • Preliminary information on related 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