Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement
The Japan-Australia Economic Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) entered into force on 15 January 2015.
The Agreement provides valuable preferential access for Australia's exporters and supports growth in two-way investment. JAEPA delivers strong outcomes for Australian businesses and is one of Australia’s most utilised agreements with two-way preference utilisation above 95 percent.
Australia and Japan are natural partners, with highly complementary economies. The Agreement brings our economies and societies even closer and underpins a strong relationship for many years to come.
Australia has two additional FTAs with Japan, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP).
Making the most of JAEPA
To help you make the most of JAEPA, you can read the FTA information and fact sheets that summarise the main outcomes in a variety of sectors.
DFAT continues to monitor and review JAEPA to ensure it keeps delivering its intended benefits to Australian importers, exporters and producers. Get in touch with us if you'd like to have your say.
Japan is also a party to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP). To compare market access outcomes under JAEPA, the RCEP and the CPTPP, please visit the FTA Portal.
Visit the News page for more news about JAEPA.
Visit the FTA Portal – to find your JAEPA tariff here, as well as other useful information on utilising the agreement.