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  1. Japan: The Japan negotiating mandate
    • Abstract: Find here the directives for the negotiation of a Free Trade Agreement with Japan
    • 14 September 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 107Kb
  2. Japan: Speech The Benefits of an EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement
    • Abstract: Speech by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström at EU-Japan Business Round Table
    • 11 July 2017
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 103Kb
  3. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: chapter on trade remedies
    • Abstract: Consolidated Text related to Trade Remedies (antidumping and safeguard measures)
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 132Kb
  4. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: Trade in Services, General provisions
    • Abstract: The Parties, reaffirming their respective commitments under the WTO Agreement and their commitment to create a better climate for the development of trade and investment between the Parties, hereby lay down the necessary arrangements for the progressive and reciprocal liberalisation of trade in services and investment and for cooperation on e-commerce.
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 264Kb
  5. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: services: Cross border trade in services
    • Abstract: This Chapter shall apply to measures adopted or maintained by a Party affecting cross-border trade in services by service suppliers of the other Party.
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 224Kb
  6. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement - Factsheet on food safety and sanitary and phytosanitary measures
    • Abstract: Like the EU, Japan has some of the highest food safety standards in the world. For example, Japan does not allow the use of growth hormones in its beef production, and regulations controlling GMOs are of great importance to Japanese consumers.
    • Languages:
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 382Kb
  7. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: chapter on Technical Barriers to Trade
    • Abstract: The objectives of this Chapter are to facilitate and increase trade in goods between the Parties by ensuring that technical regulations, standards and conformity assessment procedures do not create unnecessary obstacles to trade, by enhancing joint cooperation between the Parties
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 262Kb
  8. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement – Infographic on Fact and figures
    • Abstract: Key facts and figures on the agreement
    • Languages:
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 616Kb
  9. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: chapter on Customs and Trade Facilitation
    • Abstract: The objectives of this Chapter are: promoting trade facilitation for goods traded between the Parties while ensuring effective customs controls, taking into account the evolution of trade practices...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 348Kb
  10. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: services: Entry and temporary stay of natural persons
    • Abstract: This Chapter reflects the strengthened trade relationship between the Parties as well as the desire of the Parties to facilitate entry and temporary stay of natural persons for business purposes on a reciprocal basis and to ensure transparency of the process.
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 259Kb
  11. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: services: Regulatory framework
    • Abstract: The following disciplines apply to measures by the Parties relating to licencing requirements and procedures, qualification requirements and procedures and technical standards that affect: (a) the cross-border supply of services as defined in Article (X) (Definitions);...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 545Kb
  12. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: Capital Movements , payments and transfers
    • Abstract: Without prejudice to other provisions of this Agreement, the Parties shall allow, in freely convertible currency, and in accordance with the provisions of the Articles of the Agreement of the International Monetary Fund, as applicable, any payments and transfers with regard to transactions on the current account of the balance of payments between the Parties.
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 173Kb
  13. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement – Infographic on what's in today's agreement
    • Abstract: What are the key elements covered by the agreement?
    • Languages:
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 650Kb
  14. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: services: exceptions
    • Abstract: Read the chapter on the issue (text within brackets is subject to further agreement by the Parties.)
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 129Kb
  15. Japan: EU-Japan Economic Partnership agreement: the Agreement in principle
    • Abstract: Read a summary of the EPA agreement between the EU and Japan
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 122Kb
  16. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement - Factsheet on public procurement
    • Abstract: Every year, national, regional and municipal governments in Japan and the EU procure – or buy – goods and services worth billions of euros from private companies. They issue public contracts or tenders which companies then bid for.
    • Languages:
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 418Kb
  17. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement on sustainable development
    • Abstract: The Parties recognise the importance of promoting the development of international trade in a way that contributes to sustainable development, for the welfare of present and future generations, taking into consideration the Agenda 21 on Environment and Development of 1992,...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 149Kb
  18. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
    • Abstract: The Parties recognise the importance of the provisions of this Chapter as well as other provisions in this Agreement that seek to enhance cooperation between the Parties on SME issues or that otherwise may be of particular benefit to SMEs.
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 105Kb
  19. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: chapter on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures (animal and plant health)
    • Abstract: The objectives of this Chapter is to protect human, animal or plant life or health through the development, adoption and enforcement of sanitary and phytosanitary (hereinafter referred to as “SPS”) measures while minimizing negative effects of SPS measures on trade between the Parties...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 181Kb
  20. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement - Factsheet on agriculture
    • Abstract: Japan is the fourth biggest market for EU agricultural exports. EU agricultural exports to Japan are worth more than 20 times those of Japan to the EU. But European firms face lots of trade barriers when exporting to Japan.
    • Languages:
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF 420Kb

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Cecilia Malmström