Export

Food Regulation

When exporting food products, the exporter should be aware of importation procedures, laws and administrative forms, in order to ease this process.

Unfair Competition Prevention Law

Japan’s market economy encourages competition in industry and commerce. The Unfair Competition Prevention Law (UCPL) serves as a means of prohibiting acts which constitute unfair competition.

Labelling, Marking & Packaging

Japanese laws concerning labelling, product marking and packaging primarily relate to importation, security and health. Requirements are often product-specific and different from the EU standards which European businesses are accustomed to abiding by.

Customs Regulations

Understanding the customs regulations of another country can be a daunting task; however, this section brings together all the information that European enterprises need to know.

Standards

A standard is a measure, a norm, or a model used to evaluate goods or processes.

Marketing and advertising

Consumers must be aware of you in order to purchase your product. But how do you become known on the market? Within this high-tech nation a huge variety of support and strategies are available for you to use.

Distribution Channels

If you want to sell your product in Japan, you need to be familiar with all the available distribution channels.

Transport & Logistics

Despite the challenges posed by Japan’s diverse landscape, the country has an extensive transport and logistics network. In terms of transport, the country is extremely well served by airports, railways, expressways and ferry routes.

Trade Barriers

Japan and the EU are currently negotiating a free trade agreement aimed at removing many existing trade barriers between the EU and Japan.

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Partnership

Preparing to expand a business overseas requires more than just attention to financial issues. Cultural awareness and an understanding of the market are vital. Japan’s culture and customs are unique which may at first seem daunting for European companies.

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