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Second meeting of the JAEPA Joint Committee
The second meeting of the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) Joint Committee was held in Tokyo on 19 April.
Business booms for Aussie exporters as Japan FTA cuts tariffs again
Tariffs under JAEPA have been cut for the fourth time. These tariff cuts continue to give Australian exporters a competitive edge in Japan.
Exporters quick to capitalise on Japan FTA
Export sales across a variety of commodities to Japan have jumped since the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement.
Guide to using JAEPA to export and import goods
A new step-by-step guide can help Australian exporters and importers take advantage of preferential tariff treatment under JAEPA.
The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force on 15 January 2015.
Conclusion of negotiations on JAEPA was announced in Tokyo on 7 April 2014 by Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Prime Minister Abbott and Prime Minister Abe signed the agreement on 8 July 2014 in Canberra.
The Agreement provides valuable preferential access for Australia's exports will support further growth in two-way investment. JAEPA is by far the most liberalising trade agreement Japan has ever concluded.
Australia and Japan are natural partners with highly complementary economies. The Agreement will bring our economies and societies even closer and underpin a strong relationship for many years to come.
If you would like to know more about the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement, contact:
More information about Japan
For specific customs enquires.
If you have questions about how to access an agricultural tariff rate quota (TRQ) negotiated under JAEPA, please go to the following sites: