A free trade agreement between the EU and Japan (EU-Japan EPA) entered into force in 2019 scrapping most of the import duty tariffs.
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation EPA Helpdesk provides up-to-date information and answers EPA-related queries. It organises webinars and publishes information packs, each of them composed of a factsheet and practical guide covering specific topics or sectors of the Economic Partnership Agreement.
To get access to the information packs, please click here.
More detailed information about the webinars and the helpdesk is available here.
For official information about the agreement, please visit the European Commission website.
This website and related activities are managed by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation, a joint venture between the European Commission's Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government's Ministry of Economy, Trade & Industry (METI).
No less than 300 web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 170 reports available as well as a lot of detailed information on the Japanese business culture.