Factsheet: EPA & Forestry Products

About the Factsheet

The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of Forestry products, the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership as well as, in a brief overview, the relevant Rules of Origin. This factsheet takes a close look at market access for different products such as wood and articles of wood; cork and articles of cork; manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; paper and paperboard; printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry. It then focuses on criteria that a product needs to comply with the provisions “Rules of Origin”. 

To read the factsheet, please click here.

Past Webinar: 

A Webinar was organised on this topic. Please click here to access the recording. If you would like to access our guest speaker PowerPoint slides, please click here.

The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1684