Forestry

17-03-20 | 10:30 h - 11:30 h CET

EPA Helpdesk Webinar 18: Forestry Products

How can EU exporters of forestry products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting their products to Japan?

Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of forest products to Japan.  As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets. 

EPA & Forestry Products

About Forestry Products:

Forestry

With two-thirds of the land area covered in forests, Japan is rich in forestry resources. The country has long been cultivating and planting forests, and the stock of trees ready for harvest is increasing.

About Forestry & Paper

The forestry related industry in Japan incorporates a large variety of subsectors, reaching from log production to paper and pulp industries and mushroom growing operations.

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About Agroindustry

Until recently, Japanese agriculture experienced a long period of contraction. Since 1990, the value of Japan’s agricultural production has decreased by more than 25% and the number of commercial farm households and agricultural workers by more than 50%.

Paper & Packaging

As the third largest producer of paper and paperboard in the world, the Japanese paper industry is undergoing a vast transformation in recent years, as the need for traditional paper products is decreasing and the demand for high-technology materials like nanofiber is

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