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.
The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes can be found on the following website of the European Commission:
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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.