Webinar 141: Practical Guide on Export-to-Sales Processes for the EU Agri-food Products to the Japanese Market

10-09-19 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h

Are you familiar with administrative processes in sequence when exporting and selling your agri-food products to Japan?

Agri-food sector is one of the three areas where the EU expect to make the greatest gains under the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which came into force on 1 February 2019. This is the first webinar of a series of three practical guides for the EU producers and exporters of agri-food products to learn the administrative processes to follow and to make thorough preparation for their export-to-sales businesses to Japan. A question-and-answer session follows the presentation. 

The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking to learn about the administrative processes when exporting agri-food products to Japan.

Registration deadline: 09/09/2019

In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover:

  • Selection of distribution channels in Japanese markets
  • Preliminary inquiries to Japan Customs
  • Application for export permit and certificates at home country
  • Arrangement for packing and shipment
  • Forwarding documents and information for custom clearance
  • Preparation of Import declaration
  • Application for import quarantine
  • Preparation of “Notification of Importation of Food
  • Claims for “Preferential Tariff Treatment
  • Payment of custom duties, exercise tax and consumption tax
  • Compliance with “Food and Labelling Act”
  • Use of Japanese distribution system involving (1) third-party importer, (2) distributor, (3) national wholesaler, (4) regional wholesaler, (5) local wholesaler and (6) retailer

Programme:

  • Introduction
  • Expert’s presentation
  • Q&A Session
  • Conclusion

Speaker: Chieko Nakabayashi (Ogasawara Global LLC.) - Ms Nakabayashi is professor, researcher and consultant on business development, based in Brussels and Tokyo.  
Moderator: Gwenael Beauvais - Business Support Coordinator, EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation
Organiser: EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation - Brussels Office