Media Release regarding the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA)

April 1st 2017 has seen the fourth round of tariff cuts take effect under the Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA).

The JAEPA entered into force in January 2015 and will see the Elimination of the 15 percent tariff on bottled wine by 2021 through incremental reductions over time.  Under the agreement, these tariffs will continue to be reduced each year until eliminated.

April 1st no joke for Australian wine exports to Japan