UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Business guidance, explainers and other key documents to help you understand the UK-Japan CEPA.

Business guidance


Treaty information

Published 23 October 2020
Last updated 7 December 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to UK-Japan CEPA: guidance on importer’s knowledge.

  2. Added link to UK-Japan CEPA: how your data is protected

  3. Added links to UK-Japan CEPA: benefits for the UK and UK/Japan: Agreement for a Comprehensive Economic Partnership: summary of chapters.

  4. Added links to: Trade with Japan from 1 January 2021, provisions for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), tariff rate quota (TRQ) scheme technical notice, and changes to product-specific rules (PSRs)

  5. Added explainer PDF for digital and data.

  6. Added 3x explainer PDFs for: rules of origin, agri-food, and geographical indications.

  7. Removed UK-Japan CEPA explainers for rules of origin, digital and data, geographical indications and agri-food.

  8. Added promotional document for agri-foods and explainer documents for rules of origin, digital and data, and geographical indices.

  9. First published.