About the Factsheet
The aim of this factsheet is to explain to EU wine exporters the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) as well as and the recognition of oenological practices (OPs), and in a brief overview, the relevant Rules of Origin and import procedures in Japan.
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The complete text of the EPA, and Annexes, incorporating the Articles on Wine, 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 exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan?The EPA offers important market access opportunities for EU exporters of wines and spirits & beers to Japan as
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.