Factsheet: EPA & Fruit and Vegetables

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. To read the factsheet, please click here.

Webinar Deliverables: 

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

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: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1684