About the Factsheet
The aim of this Factsheet to explain to EU exporters of goods to Japan the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Economic Partnership (EPA). This factsheet takes a close look at international maritime transport services defined in the Agreement. It then highlights the coverage of obligations related to that kind of transport. It also gives information on container stations and depot services, as well as on customs clearance services, maritime agency services and handling services. To read the factsheet, please click here.
A Webinar was organised on this topic. Please click here to access the recording. If you would like to access our guest speaker PowerPoint slides, please click here.
The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
Are you going to benefit from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered
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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