About the Factsheet
The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU fruit and vegetable exporters 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 and import procedures in Japan. This factsheet takes a close look at the EPA preferences regarding the different types of fruit and vegetables. It then focuses on the Rules of Origin under the EPA for these fruit and vegetables products.
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In addition, please find more information on Exportation Plant Quarantine on this website: http://www.pps.go.jp/english/index.html
The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan?Even if you already export to some FTA-countries, you will need specific information if you intend to have trade with Japan as the EU-Japan EPA
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.