Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan | 7 October 2022
Japan and the European Union start negotiations to include provisions on the free flow of data into the Japan-EU EPA with the European Union
- In accordance with the Article 8. 81 of the Japan-EU EPA (Economic Partnership Agreement), Japan and the European Union (EU) have been exchanging views on the reassessment of the need for including provisions on the free flow of data into the Agreement.
- Both sides are now ready to start negotiations for the inclusion of such provisions into the Agreement, and will commence formal negotiations.
- The first round of negotiations will take place on October 24, 2022 in Brussels.