On 6 March, JBCE Trade Policy Committee held the EU-Japan EPA Stakeholders Round Table.

At the first session, 15 associations including, 11 European sectoral associations, joined and exchanged their views and expectations on the EU-Japan EPA.

And at the second session, JBCE invited MEP Pedro SILVA PEREIRA, who is the standing rapporteur of the EU-Japan EPA. Mr. SILVA PEREIRA kindly shared his expectation to the benefit of the EPA for any size of companies and citizens, and his view on the ratification process hereafter.