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The EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement - Seizing the opportunities of the biggest trade zone ever

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from 2pm to 5pm
Chamber of Commerce


The Chamber of Commerce, in close collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign and European affairs, has the pleasure to invite you to a seminar focused on the implementation of the EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement and its opportunities for Luxembourg economic operators on the 24th May, 2019 from 2pm to 5pm.

On 1 February 2019, the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement, the biggest trade zone ever negotiated, entered into force. The trade agreement paves the way for an open trading zone of more than 600 million people along with a commitment to uphold the highest environmental and social standards. This bears clear benefits and opportunities for Luxembourg companies and strengthens bilateral economic ties.

On this occasion, H.E. Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Mr Jean Asselborn and Mr Jean-Luc Demarty, Director-General for Trade, EU Commission will give the keynote speeches, while H.E. Ambassador of Japan, Mr. Shigeji Suzuki and Director General of Japan External Trade Organization Mr. Hiroo Inoue, will explain the overall benefit and positive impacts of EPA for Japanese companies to export in Europe. Besides, the Panel discussion will be moderated by Ms. Yuriko Matsuno, Executive director, Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office in Japan and the panelists are composed by Luxembourgish companies doing business with Japan. The seminar will be concluded by a networking reception.

Please see the attachment for the detailed agenda.          

Interested companies are welcome to register via the online registration button below.

Participation in this event is free of charge but registration is mandatory.

For further information regarding Japanese market, please contact our International Affairs team, Ms. Na Shi / Ms. Sabrina Aksil by E-mail  Asia(at) or by telephone +352 42 39 39 364 / 374.


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