OAS

 
Peru-Japan
Text of the Agreement
  Background and Negotiations
   

In November 2008, during  the 16th APEC leaders' meeting in Lima, Peru, the governments of Peru and Japan agreed to initiate preliminary talks on an economic partnership agreement in late March 2009.  A preparatory meeting towards launching negotiations for the Japan-Peru Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) was held from March 23 to 25 in Tokyo, Japan. Based on the results of this meeting, the EPA negotiations were officially launched on April 14, 2009.

Peru and Japan held their first round of negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) in Lima, from 25-30 May 2009. The second round took place in Tokyo from 6-10 July, the third round, in Lima on 06 October; the fourth round in Tokyo, on 06 October 2009 and the fifth round in Lima from 01-06 and 10-12 February 2010. The sixth round was held in Tokyo, from 18-31 August 2010.

On 14th November 2010, the Prime Minister of Japan and the President of the Republic of Peru held a bilateral meeting on the occasion of the APEC Leaders Meeting in Yokohama, Japan. During this meeting the parties discussed issues regarding the EPA and declared the successful conclusion of the negotiations. On 31 May 2011, Peru and Japan signed the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), in Tokyo, Japan.

Documents relating to the negotiations
31 May 2011 Peru and Japan sign an Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) PDF
14 November 2010 Joint Statement on the Conclusion of Negotiations for an Economic Partnership Agreement between Japan and Peru PDF
18-31 August 2010 Tokyo, Japan. Sixth round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF 
01-06/10-12 February 2010 Lima, Peru. Fifth round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF
06 October 2009 Tokyo, Japan. Fourth round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF
26-29 August 2009 Lima, Peru. Third round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF
06-10 July 2009 Tokyo, Japan. Second round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF
30 May 2009 Lima, Peru. First round of negotiations for the Japan-Peru EPA PDF 
23-25 March 2009

Preparatory meeting towards launching negotiations for the Japan-Peru Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) PDF

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan

  Entry Into Force
   

Peru and Japan exchanged diplomatic notes regarding the entry into force of the Economic Partnership Agreement on 23 January 2012 in Lima, Peru. The EPA will enter into force on 01 March 2012.

01 March 2012 Japan-Peru Economic Partnership Agreement enters into force  
23 January 2012 Exchange of diplomatic notes concerning the entry into force of the Japan-Peru Economic Partnership Agreement 
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
  Implementation of the Agreement
   
Documents related to the Sub-Committee on Improvement of the Business Environment
19 September 2014 Second meeting of the Sub-Committee on Improvement of the Business Environment Agreement  
27 November 2012 First meeting of the Sub-Committee on Improvement of the Business Environment Agreement 
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
  Related Articles and Studies
   
May 2015 MINCETUR. Study of the use of the Peru-Japan FTA. Third year of Entry into Force of the FTA   new!
May 2014 MINCETUR. Study of the use of the Peru-Japan FTA. Second year of Entry into Force of the FTA
May 2013 MINCETUR. Study of the use of the Peru-Japan FTA. First year of Entry into Force of the FTA  
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
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Recent Developments
  May 2015. Study of the use of the Peru-Japan FTA. Third year of Entry into Force of the FTA new!

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