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Entry into Force of the Agreement between the European Union and Japan for an Economic Partnership

1 On 1 February 2019, the Agreement between the European Union and Japan for an Economic Partnership (Japan-EU EPA) entered into force on 1 February, 2019.
2 This Agreement will promote liberalisation and facilitation of trade in goods and services and increase investment opportunities between Japan and the European Union, while also creating a framework for economic partnership in a broad range of fields such as electronic commerce, government procurement, competition policy, intellectual property and small and medium-sized enterprises.
3 It is expected that the entry into force of this Agreement will further invigorate the economies of Japan and the European Union and strengthen their relationship.

Japan-EU EPA