About the Factsheet
Strong interest for companies posting their managers or specialists. Contractual Service Suppliers and independent professionals are allowed to supply services and engage in business activities. Furthermore, professionals specialised in natural sciences (e.g. engineers), humanities or academia can benefit from mobility commitments. The EPA’s schedule of Japan lists 38 sectors where specific commitments apply. There are no quotas for those professionals entering Japan. Professionals of the EU covered by Annex 8-B (Annex III) depend on EU-based employers, whereas professionals of the EU covered by Annex 8-B (Annex IV) do not depend on EU-based employers.
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The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
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).
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.