Prospective exporters and exhibitors of major food shows and trade showcases often enhance their presentation with samples for display or tasting when visiting Japan.
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Japan: Safeguards in US-Japan Trade Agreement

The U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA) entered into force on January 1, 2020.
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Japan: FAIRS Export Certificate Report

This report lists major export certificates required by the Japanese government to export food and agricultural products to Japan.
Japan will provide preferential dairy access to the European Union (EU), New Zealand and Australia through two separate free trade agreements which could enter into force as early as 2019.
Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries approved 70 European Union (EU)-proposed geographical indications for agricultural items on December 15, 2017.
A number of Cooperators held promotional events in May 2017, including the California Olive Oil Council, which is the most recent Cooperator to arrive in the Japanese market.
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Japan: Japan Instituting Agricultural Reform Programs

The Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Regions Vitalization Creation Head Quarters (headed by Prime Minister Abe) in the Cabinet approved an “Agriculture Competitiveness Reinforcement Program”