Summary of the activity
On December 6, 2019, to take part in a roundtable on the Japanese market and learn about its different facets, such as its business culture, legal and fiscal framework, and potential business sectors.
David Bostwick, Counsellor and Senior Trade Commissioner at the Embassy of Canada to Japan, will provide a presentation and an update on the current status of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
The CPTPP entered into force in Canada and in Japan on December 30, 2018. The CPTPP is a free trade agreement between 11 countries representing almost 500 million people and a combined GDP of $13.5 trillion.
Japan is the world’s third largest economy and offers an exceptional business climate.
This activity is a unique opportunity to
- Identify business opportunities for your company in Japan and the Asia-Pacific region
- Get advice from experts and companies operating in this Asian country
- Network with other Quebec companies considering this market.
Who should participate?
All companies in the clean technology sector, and all those wishing to develop their business in Japan or in the agreement region (CPTPP).
This activity will be particularly geared for companies in the following industries:
- Consumer goods
- Artificial intelligence
- Video games
- Agri-food products
- Clean technology
A free trade agreement that will stimulate the economy
The CPTPP is one of the most important free trade agreements in the world. It will improve access for Canadian companies to some key Asian markets. Canadian companies will benefit from privileged access to these markets along with an integrated, and better-established regulatory framework.
CPTPP in figures:
- 11 countries: Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, Vietnam
- 13.5% of world GDP
- 495 million people