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EU-Japan FTA text (Dec 2017, updated Apr 2018)

European Commission | 11 December 2017, updated on 18 April 2018

EU-Japan FTA text

Full agreement (body text)

Chapter 1 General provisions
Chapter 2 Trade in goods
Chapter 3 Rules of origin and origin procedures
Chapter 4 Customs matters and trade facilitation
Chapter 5 Trade remedies
Chapter 6 Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
Chapter 7 Technical barriers to trade
Chapter 8 Trade in services, investment liberalisation and electronic commerce
Chapter 9 Capital movements, payments and transfers and temporary safeguard measures
Chapter 10 Government procurement
Chapter 11 Competition policy
Chapter 12 Subsidies
Chapter 13 State-owned enterprises, enterprises granted special rights or privileges and designated monopolies
Chapter 14 Intellectual property
Chapter 15 Corporate governance
Chapter 16 Trade and sustainable development
Chapter 17 Transparency
Chapter 18 Good regulatory practices and regulatory cooperation
Chapter 19 Cooperation in the field of agriculture
Chapter 20 Small and medium-sized enterprises
Chapter 21 Dispute settlement
Chapter 22 Institutional provisions
Chapter 23 Final provisions

Annexes (only the existing Annexes are listed):

Annex 2-A Tariff elimination and reduction

Part 1 and 2

EU schedules
Japan schedules (1)
Japan schedules (2)

Part 3

(NB: All tariff lines not specifically mentioned in the EU and in the Japanese schedules will be duty-free at the entry into force of the agreement)

Annex 2-B to E

Annex 2-B List of goods referred to in articles 2.15 and 2.17
Annex 2-C Motor vehicles and parts
Appendix 2-C-1 UN Regulations applied by both Parties
Appendix 2-C-2 UN Regulations applied by one of the Parties and not yet considered by the other Party
Annex 2-D Facilitation of shochu export
Annex 2-E Facilitation of wine product export

Annex 3

Annex 3-A Introductory notes to product specific rules of origin
Annex 3-B Product specific rules of origin
Appendix 3-B-1 Provisions related to certain vehicles and parts of vehicles
Annex 3-C Information referred to in article 3.5
Annex 3-D Text of the statement on origin
Annex 3-E On the Principality of Andorra
Annex 3-F On the Republic of San Marino

Annex 6 Food additives

Annex 8

Annex 8-A Regulatory cooperation on financial regulation
Annex 8-B Schedules for chapter 8
Annex 8-B I Reservations for existing measures
Annex 8-B II Reservations for future measures
Annex 8-B III Business visitors for establishment purposes, intra-corporate transferees, investors and short-term business visitors
Annex 8-B IV Contractual service suppliers and independent professionals
Appendix IV Limitations of business activities of contractual service suppliers and independent professionals in Japan
Annex 8-C Understanding on movement of natural persons for business purposes

Annex 10 Government procurement

Annex 14

Annex 14-A Laws and regulations of the parties related to geographical indications
Annex 14-B List of geographical indications

Annex 23 Joint declaration

Agreement in Principle

The agreement in principle – shared with the EU’s Member States and the European Parliament in July of 2017 when a political agreement was reached, this document sets out what is in the agreement

 source: European Commission