Japanese Ambassador discusses Brexit implications for Japanese firms in the UK
04 November 2016
The EU External Affairs Sub-Committee holds an evidence session with the Japanese Ambassador to the United Kingdom as part of its inquiry ‘Brexit: future trade between the UK and the EU in goods’.
Wednesday 9 November, Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster
- H.E. Mr Koji Tsuruoka, Ambassador of Japan to the United Kingdom
- What is the likelihood of Japanese companies relocating operations to other EU Member States post-Brexit?
- What are the potential implications of the UK adopting different regulatory standards from the EU for the Japanese pharmaceuticals companies operating in the UK?
- Are Japanese businesses currently assessing the additional costs of customs controls and imposition of rules of origin between the UK and the EU?
- Has the UK consulted the Japanese Government and businesses on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU yet?
- What is Japan’s perspective on trading with the EU as a third country in the absence of a preferential trade agreement?
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