Annexure 8A Of The Cepa Agreement

The obligations on standards, regulation and compliance assessment remain broadly the same as those of the EU-Japan agreement. For exports of products that currently depend on access to preferential tariffs at EU preferential tariffs, you can continue to use EU materials or processing in your exports to Japan. The work or transformation you do in the UK must go beyond the minimum transactions mentioned in the trade agreement. The other relevant conditions must also be met. The list of all products covered by this agreement is included in Appendix 3-C of the EPA. The Ministry of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has partnered with IG producers to confirm whether they want their GI to be included in the agreement. Find out how additional geographic data is protected under the agreement. The UK signed a free trade agreement with Japan on 23 October 2020. This Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) preserves the benefits of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), which makes improvements in areas of common interest.

The EU-Japan EPA will remain in force in the UK until 31 December 2020 at 11pm. For more information on the new rules, see Appendix 2-A of the EPA. Transit through another country is possible, provided that your goods remain under customs supervision and do not undergo any other operations than: the quota made available to Japanese importers for British products will be the entire EU quota not used this year. On behalf of British producers, the UK government will introduce a new PGI for protection in Japan, which will save time and money for British businesses. The United Kingdom has also given assurances that partners and dependent children of intragroup takers can accompany them to the UK. Both the United Kingdom and Japan are committed to ensuring that the visa application process is clear and transparent, with the aim of 90 days from being processed. You can also read information on customs declarations for goods you ship from the UK or EU. See the general summary of access to the agricultural and food market.

This summary also contains provisions on access to EU-Japan EPA products. All additional coverage that goes beyond the MPA plans is listed in Schedule 10 of the EPA. . The EPA contains measures to support e-commerce between the UK and Japan. The EPA takes up all the business mobility obligations of the EU-Japan EPA and builds on it to provide additional opportunities for UK and Japanese suppliers in the following areas. In the Japanese market, British companies are now benefiting: the SPS provisions are contained in Chapter 6 of the EPA. With respect to animal welfare provisions, see Chapter 18, Section B, EPA. For malt, the UK will continue to have access to the Japanese duty-free malt market through the existing Global TRQ. . Japanese importers may register an import under the BP regime relating to the digitized Japanese customs regime.

Here you will find detailed information on how the new CEPA agreement works. The Japanese government advises on starting a business and on investments in Japan. The ability to provide financial services in the Japanese market remains governed by the Japanese financial supervisory authorities. Find out the provisions of each chapter of the EPA. . The United Kingdom will publish the limit value for products entering the UK from Japan that do not require a declaration of origin before the end of the year. For some products, the EPA contains rules specific to products that are more liberal than those of the EU-Japan EPO.