07-10-2020 | 10:30 - 11:00 CET

What should you know about labelling requirements when exporting to Japan?

Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices.

This is a series of online training which presents the latest market information available in 2020 and explain in practical terms the most important things that EU companies should know when exporting to Japan so that the benefits of free trade can become more widely available to EU exporters for the second year of the EU-Japan EPA.

The content of this online session includes requirements for labelling on contents, measurements, recycling, safety, fair presentation and fair competition.

The session is targeted to: EU companies, particularly SMEs seeking to know labelling requirements for their agriculture and food products or household goods. 

Topics covered during this session:

In 30 minutes from your desk, discover the:


  1. Requirements for Labelling on EU Food Products – General Food and Food with Health Claim; and
  2. Requirements for Labelling on EU Household Goods – Textiles, Plastic Goods, Electronic Appliances & Apparatus, and Other Manufactured Goods.


  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session

Registration deadline: 6 October 2020

Speaker: Chieko Nakabayashi
ModeratorPauline Laloux, Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office


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