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Trade Agreements: Japan

Question for Department for International Trade

UIN 175773, tabled on 25 March 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for International Trade, when her Department provided Japan with its list of 70 products for which it is seeking Geographical Indication protection under the terms of the UK-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership; and what the planned timescale is for that geographical indication protection to be confirmed by the Japanese government.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

29 April 2021

On 30th April, the UK will provide Japan with 77 new GIs. These will then go through Japan’s procedures.

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