About the Factsheet
Contractual Service Suppliers and Independent Professionals of the EU are allowed to supply services and engage in business activities in Japan. Engineer or Specialist in international services and humanities previously recognised. The EPA specifies 38 sectors for CSS. Contractual Service Suppliers generally depend on EU-based employers.
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The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
What additional opportunities will the EPA offer to European SMEs?The EU-Japan Economic partnership Agreement (EPA), expected to come into force in 2019, will give European companies additional
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