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Since the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) launched in February of last year, there has been a sharp increase of food export from the EU to Japan. Yet, many EU exporters perceive an access to Japanese market is still difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. A webinar is organized to present useful and practical information for food producers and exporters in Belgium and help familiarize with Japanese market and export procedures to Japan.
 
Full session covering:

1. Topic 1: Understanding the Japanese culture and learning its business practices – 40 minutes including Q&A session
 
 2. Topic 2: Process, procedures and planning for exporting a product to Japan, FOOD SECTOR – 55 minutes including Q&A session
 
 3. Topic 3: EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement opportunities in the food sector – 40 minutes including Q&A session
 

PROGRAM

1. Belgium’s Food Export to Japan

• Facts and Images of Belgian Food and Drink - Royal and Historical Brands

• Recent Surge in Belgium’s Food Export

• Trade Supports for Belgium’s Food Exports

2. Belgium’s Advantages in Japanese Food Market – Cases of Selective Products

• Beer

• Frozen Potatoes

• Dairy Products

3. How to Benefit from EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for Belgium Food Exports to Japan

• Preferential Tariff Treatment – REX Registration, Rules of Origin, Partnership with Japanese Importers

• Simplified and Efficient Trade – Import Processes & Procedures, Rules & Regulations

4. Knowing Japan’s Food Market and Products

• Consumer Orientation

• Distribution and Sales – Geography and Outlets, E-commerce

• Trade Promotion and Due Diligence

5. Q&A

 

SPEAKERS
Ms. Chieko Nakabayashi, Consultant and Yvan Van Eesbeek, Food Expert at EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation/EEN Japan



ENROLLMENT
Free

 
 
ONLINE EVENT 
Via Livestorm (a link will be sent by email before the event) 

 

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If you have any questions regarding this event, get in touch with Aliénor Fusade (Events Coordinator at BECI) at +32 (0) 483 48 88 73 or by email afu@beci.be

 

Details

Start: 15 October 2020
10:30
End: 15 October 2020
12:45
BECI

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