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:
How can EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten & albuminoidal substances benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan? Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for
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).
This support is available for EU companies only. Please note that the validation process may take up to a couple of days and will be confirmed to you by email.
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