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Barrier fiches


Country : Japan

8 items found, displaying all items.
Title Measure Sector Creation Date Last update/check Barrier id Key barrier (*)
Japan- Meat Products Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures Agriculture and Fisheries 18 Sep 1997 25 Sep 2015 970245
Medical equipment: international standards and approval process Standards and Other Technical Requirements Horizontal 01 Dec 1996 12 Apr 2010 960131 Is key barrier
Govenrment procurement: restricted access Government Procurement Other Industries 30 Sep 2009 09 Dec 2011 095262 Is key barrier
Financial services: (Banking and Insurance): non-transparent regulatory environment; insurance product approval delays and advantages granted to cooperatives in selling insurance; firewall regulation for banks Services specific Measures Services - Financial 23 Dec 2009 16 Apr 2010 095315 Is key barrier
Japan – Wooden materials, construction elements and systems Standards and Other Technical Requirements Agriculture and Fisheries 30 Sep 2009 09 Dec 2011 095266 Is key barrier
Restricted access to Japanese Vaccine market Standards and Other Technical Requirements Pharmaceuticals 17 Oct 2007 09 Dec 2011 075088 Is key barrier
Pharmaceuticals: lengthy approval process Standards and Other Technical Requirements Pharmaceuticals 30 Sep 2009 09 Dec 2011 095263 Is key barrier
Japan- Food Additives Sanitary and Phytosanitary measures Agriculture and Fisheries 18 Sep 1997 22 Sep 2015 970254 Is key barrier

(*) In its conclusions of 8 December 2008, the Council of the European Union asked the European Commission "to draw up, in conjunction with Member States, a list of trade barriers to be prioritised in each of the EU's major trading partners ...". These barriers are marked as "key barriers" in the Market Access Database.