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.
The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes, incorporating the Articles on GIs, can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
The list of EU and Japanese GIs, protected under the Agreement is in Annex 14-B.
What are the EPA opportunities for EU meat exporters to Japan?The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU meat exporters to Japan. Duties will be gradually phased out for pork meat and
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).
Hundreds of web pages with up-to-date information on Japan, more than 400 market reports and recorded webinars available as well as a lot of detailed information on Japanese business culture.