Factsheet: EPA & Telecommunication

About the Factsheet

Sub-section 4 of Chapter 8 of the EU-Japan EPA sets out the principles for regulatory framework for provision of telecommunication services. As per the language in Chapter 7 on technical barriers to trade, standards issued by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), are generally followed, except when such standards or relevant parts of them would be ineffective or inappropriate for the fulfilment of the legitimate objectives pursued.

Report: Japanese Electronics Sector

About the Report:

In 1957 Sony developed a small handheld transistor radio. This is the start of the Japanese electronic industry. Other Japanese companies followed, and the Japanese electronics sector proliferated into many new areas. Japan become the largest exporting country of electronics goods to the rest of the world.

The report presents the actual trend of the Japanese electronic market and presents the opportunies and challenges for EU companies in the subsectors of consumer & industrial electronics, and IoT.

Report: 2020 Guide Exporting to Japan What You Should Know

About the Report:

Since its entry into force on 1 February 2019, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) has resulted in a significant increase of trade in goods and services between the EU and Japan . The Agreement gradually removes the vast majority of customs duties .  It also addresses a number of long-standing non-tariff barriers and simplifies procedures for trade.

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