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: http://trade.ec.europa.eu/doclib/press/index.cfm?id=1684. The list of EU and Japanese GIs, protected under the Agreement is in Annex 14-B.
What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan?Even if you already export to some FTA-countries, you will need specific information if you intend to have trade with Japan as the EU-Japan EPA
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.