Factsheet: EPA & Geographical Indications

About the Factsheet

The aim of this factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of products protected by EU geographical indications (GIs), the opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) as regards such protection in Japan. To read the factsheet, please click here. 

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The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes, incorporating the Articles on GIs, can be found on the following website of the European Commission: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1684. The list of EU and Japanese GIs, protected under the Agreement is in Annex 14-B.