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  1. 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
  2. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: Investment
    • Abstract: This Chapter shall apply to measures adopted or maintained by a Party with regard to the establishment or operation of economic activities by: (a) investors of the other Party; and (b) covered investments; and (c) for the purposes of Article [x6] ...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  3. 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
  4. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement – Infographic on Fact and figures
    • Abstract: Key facts and figures on the agreement
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    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  5. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement: Corporate Governance
    • Abstract: The Parties acknowledge the importance of an effective corporate governance framework to achieve economic growth, through well-functioning markets and sound financial systems based on transparency, efficiency, trust, and integrity...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  6. 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.
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    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  7. 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.
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    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  8. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership agreement - Factsheet on regulatory cooperation
    • Abstract: Regulatory cooperation means that regulators from two different countries or regions get together to: share experiences and information, identify areas of mutual interest for joint work, work more closely together on developing international standards and discuss how to address issues arising when the two sides' regulations diverge or are incompatible.
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    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  9. Japan: EU-Japan Economic partnership on antitrust and mergers
    • Abstract: The Parties recognise the importance of fair and free competition in their trade and investment relations. The Parties acknowledge that anticompetitive practices have the potential to distort the proper functioning of markets and undermine the benefits of liberalisation of trade and investment...
    • 6 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  10. Japan: EU-Japan trade agreement - Exporters stories
  11. Japan: A new EU trade agreement with Japan - Factsheet
    • Abstract: The EU and Japan are finalising the negotiations on a new trade agreement. Read some facts on future agreement
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    • 1 July 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  12. Japan: Report of the 18th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round
    • Abstract: The 18th round of the EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiations took place in the week of 3 April 2017 in Tokyo. Some working groups also had additional meetings in the week before and in the week after the round.
    • 28 April 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  13. Japan: EU-Japan FTA: Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) Chapter
    • Abstract: This document is the European Union's (EU) proposal for a legal text on small and medium-sized enterprises in the EU-Japan FTA. It has been tabled for discussion with Japan. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and Japan.
    • 22 March 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  14. Japan: EU-Japan FTA: EU proposal for Chapter on Good Regulatory Practices and Regulatory Cooperation
    • Abstract: This document is the European Union's (EU) proposal for a legal text on goods regulatory practices and regulatory cooperation in the EU-Japan FTA. It has been tabled for discussion with Japan. The actual text in the final agreement will be a result of negotiations between the EU and Japan.
    • 22 March 2017
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  15. Japan: Report of the 17th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round
    • Abstract: Report of the 17th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round - Brussels, 26-30 September 2016
    • 26 October 2016
    • Type: Other
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  16. Japan: Report of the 16th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round
    • Abstract: The negotiations were divided between the various working groups which covered the areas that parties negotiate, such as trade in goods, services, rules of origin, intellectual property rights...
    • 10 May 2016
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  17. Japan: Report of the 15th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round - Brussels, 29 February - 4 March 2016
    • Abstract: Report of the 15th EU-Japan FTA/EPA negotiating round - Brussels, 29 February - 4 March 2016
    • 16 March 2016
    • Type: Official document
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  18. Japan: Interim Technical Report of the Sustainability Impact Assessment with Japan
    • Abstract: The objective of the consultation process is not only to ensure greater understanding and awareness among stakeholders of the Trade SIA methodology but also to increase transparency and accountability.
    • 19 June 2015
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Other source
    • Format: PDF
  19. Japan: EU-Japan FTA: Crafting an Ambitious Deal. Speech
    • Abstract: Speech delibered by EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström in Tokyo, at a meeting at Keidanren
    • 29 May 2015
    • Type: Speeches and articles
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF
  20. Japan: Economic impact assessment of an FTA between the EU and Japan
    • Abstract: Complementary study assessing barriers to trade and investment between the EU and Japan
    • 1 February 2011
    • Type: Issues and policies
    • Source: Commission
    • Format: PDF

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