A Brief Introduction to the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement

Dear Corporate and Professional members,

The Ireland Japan Chamber of Commerce is delighted to arrange a seminar with the support of the European Business Council to provide our members a unique introduction to the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement’ on 30 January 2019.
The EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) will enter into force on 1 February 2019, after four years of negotiations. Together the two economies make up for 30% of the world's GDP. 

Bjorn Kongstad of the European Business Council will give an overview presentation of the agreement. The intention is to provide our members the background context to the agreement to allow us start our preparations and considerations in advance.  
Bjorn will cover number topics at a high level including elimination of tariffs, rules of origin, public procurement, GI etc.
Date: Wednesday, 30 January 2019
Time: 18:45-20:00 (Doors open at 18:30)
Venue: Hearn Room, Ireland House 4F MAP  



Bjorn Kongstad, Policy Director at European Business Council in Japan (EBC). He specializes in trade policy, in particular Rules of Origin and FTAs.
Language: English
Registration: Please send an email to secretariat [at] ijcc.jp
This event is free of charge, but advance registration is required.

*This is a Corporate and Professional members-only event.


Event Details

  • Jan 30th 2019
    Register by Jan 28th 2019
  • 18:45 ~ 20:00
  • Hearn Room, Ireland House 4F
  • Free of charge