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At the 25th EU-Japan Summit, which took place in Tokyo in July, two agreements have been signed that will significantly boost bilateral trade (the Strategic Partnership Agreement and the Economic Partnership Agreement). The Economic Partnership Agreement between the EU and Japan creates an open trade zone covering over 600 million people and nearly a third of global GDP. It will remove the vast majority of the EUR 1 billion of duties paid annually by EU companies exporting to Japan, and has led to the removal of a number of long-standing regulatory barriers, for example on cars. The EU Free Trade Agreement with Japan is on the way.

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Algerije : douanerechten

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EU-GIVE : A dedicated coaching for the collaborative economy

You have launched or will launch very soon a collective economy platform with headquarter in Brussels And you want to contribute to the sustainable development (economic but also social and environmental) of Brussels. You are interested in sharing experiences with other Brussels and/or European platforms. Then apply to be one of the 15 beneficiaries of […]

EU-Japan EPA enters into force

The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) entered into force on the 1 February. EU firms already export over €58bn in goods and €28bn in services to Japan every year. The value of Belgian export to Japan is €3,3bn. Japan is Belgium’s 5th biggest trade partner outside the EU. There are nearly 2000 Belgian companies exporting to Japan, […]

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