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Factsheet: EPA & Fishery Products

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The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of fishery products the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Economic Partnership (EPA). This factsheet takes a close look at market access, focusing on tariff lines and the different types of preferences applied by Japan on imports of EU fish products. It then gives comprehensive information the rules of origin applied for these fishery products. 

Factsheet: EPA & SMEs

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The aim of this Factsheet is to explain the provisions of the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership (EPA) related to EU Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs). This factsheet takes a close look at Chapter 20 of the Agreement dealing with SMEs, giving information on its specificities and providing the relevant websites and contact points. It also references the other chapter in which the Agreements reinforce the general benefits for SMEs.

Factsheet: EPA & Payment and Transfer Services

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Since 2018 payment services are the largest individual segment of the fintech industry in Japan, outweighing the other segments of the fintech industry by a large margin. This factsheet titled "Payment and Transfer Services" takes a close look at the specificity of the sector and at its regulatory landscape in Japan. It then focuses on the impact the EU Japan EPA is having on this sector. 

Factsheet: EPA & Crowdfunding and P2P Lending

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Crowdfunding is a segment of the fintech industry focused on funding of projects, ventures, and firms via online crowdsourced fundraising. This factsheet titled "Crowdfunding and P2P Lending" takes a close look at the regulatory landscape in Japan and focuses on the impact the EU-Japan EPA has on this sector. To read the factsheet, please click here.

Factsheet: EPA & Textiles

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The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of textile products, the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership as well as, in a brief overview, the relevant Rules of Origin. This factsheet takes a close look at tariff lines related to textile products, listing production which will have duties phased out in 10 or 12 years. It then focuses on criteria that a product needs to comply with the provisions “Rules of Origin”.

Factsheet: EPA & Malt, Starches, Wheat Gluten and Albuminoidal Substances

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The aim of this Factsheet is to explain to EU exporters of malt, starches, wheat gluten and albuminoidal substances, the market access opportunities offered by the EU-Japan Agreement for an Economic Partnership. This factsheet takes a close look at the EPA preferences and the tariff concessions regarding the aforementioned types of cereals. It then focuses on the origin certification procedures and the Rules of Origin under the EPA for these different products.

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