On 8 December 2017, Japan and the European Union concluded an economic partnership agreement following an agreement in principle reached in July 2017.  This agreement opens up important economic prospects and creates an area of nearly 600 million people representing nearly 30% of the world`s GDP. This agreement guarantees better access to the Japanese market and, therefore, new export opportunities for European and French producers, particularly those selling beef, pork, cheese, processed products, wines and spirits; This agreement is particularly beneficial for French farmers and exporters: Japan is France`s sixth largest trading partner outside the European Union. Around 8,000 French companies are already exporting there, many for the first time exporters, and selling more than 6 billion euros worth of goods. The Japanese market offers considerable potential for French products due to its size and the high standards of its consumers. Taxation and Customs:ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/business/international-affairs/international-customs-cooperation-mutual-administrative-assistance-assistance-agreements/japan_en Throughout its history, shipping has been a catalyst for economic development and prosperity. Shipping allows trade and contacts: it guarantees the security of supply of… This agreement contains the main European principles of the right to regulation and high standards for environmental protection and work. Origin is the “economic” nationality of goods traded in trade.
It is origin that determines the duties and taxes applicable to a product when it is exported abroad. The EU-Japan EPA, recently… On 1 February 2019, the European Union-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the world`s largest open economic space, which covers one third of the world economy, came into force.  The EPA and the Strategic Partnership Agreement (SSC) were launched in 2011, shortly after the tragedy of the great earthquake in eastern Japan. Negotiations on the EPA began in April 2013 and were rather slow at first. But the pace accelerated when the international environment began to change. The two sides agreed on the principle in July 2017, shortly after the inauguration of US President Donald Trump, making it clear that the EU and Japan remain committed to free trade. Negotiations on the EPA finally ended in December 2017 and the heads of state and government of Japan and the EU signed the agreement in Tokyo last summer, before proceeding with rapid ratification. Analysis of new strategic, economic and digital agreements between the EU and Japan. You can also visit the website of the Helpdesk European Commission – DG Commerce, which gives an overview of the specific provisions of the agreement. SMEs in Japan and the EU account for more than 50% of economic output.
Since February 1, 2019, the agreement has strengthened bilateral economic relations in… In order to raise public awareness of the opportunities offered by this agreement and to help EU SMEs use them, the EU-Japan Centre has set up a CEPOL assistance service to help and help EU SMEs find relevant information. In order to raise public awareness of the opportunities offered by this agreement and to help EU SMEs use them, the EU-Japan Centre has set up a CEPOL assistance service to help and help EU SMEs find relevant information.