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EPA (Economic Partnership Agreement)

In Force

Asia Singapore Entered into force in Nov. 2002/Revised in Sep. 2007
Malaysia Entered into force in Jul.   2006
Thailand Entered into force in Nov. 2007
Indonesia Entered into force in Jul.  2008
Brunei Darussalam Entered into force in Jul.   2008
ASEAN( *) Entered into force in Dec. 2008
Philippines Entered into force in Dec. 2008
Viet Nam Entered into force in Oct.  2009
India Entered into force in Aug. 2011
Mongolia Entered into force in Jun.  2016
Pacific Australia Entered into force in Jan. 2015
Central and South America Mexico Entered into force in Apr. 2005/Revised in Apr. 2012
Chile Entered into force in Sep. 2007
Peru Entered into force in Mar. 2012
Europe Switzerland Entered into force in Sep. 2009

*EPA with ASEAN (AJCEP) is in force except for Indonesia. (as of Jul. 2014)


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Signed

Asia-Pacific Region TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) (*) Signed in Feb. 2016

* Singapore, New Zealand, Chile, Brunei, the United States, Australia, Peru, Viet Nam, Malaysia, Mexico, Canada, Japan

Under Negotiation

Asia Republic of Korea (Negotiation Suspended)
Japan-China-Republic of Korea FTA
RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) (*1)
Middle East GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) (*2)(Negotiation Postponed)
Turkey
Europe EU
North America Canada
Central and South America Colombia

*1 10 ASEAN countries, Japan, China, Korea, India, Australia, New Zealand
*2 Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman

IIA (International Investment Agreements) in Force or Signed

Classified by Region

In Force(1*)

Asia Sri Lanka
Entered into force in Aug. 1982
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
China
Entered into force in May 1989
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Hong Kong
Entered into force in Jun. 1997
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Bangladesh
Entered into force in Aug. 1999
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Pakistan
Entered into force in May 2002
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Republic of Korea
Entered into force in Jan. 2003

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

List of exceptional measures (English)
Korea Japan

Viet Nam(2*)
Entered into force in Dec. 2004

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

List of exceptional measures (English)
Viet Nam Japan

Cambodia
Entered into force in Jul. 2008

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

Lao People's Democratic Republic
Entered into force in Aug. 2008

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

Uzbekistan
Entered into force in Sep. 2009

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

Japan-China-Republic of Korea
Entered into force  in May 2014
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Myanmar
Entered into force in Aug. 2014

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex (English)

Kazakhstan
Entered into force in Oct. 2015
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Oceania Papua New Guinea
Entered into force in Jan. 2014

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Central and South America Peru(2*)
Entered into force in Dec. 2009

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2) (3) (4)

Colombia
Entered into force in Sep. 2015

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2) (3)

Europe Russian Federation
Entered into force in May 2000
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Ukraine
Entered into force in Nov. 2015

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Middle East/Africa Egypt
Entered into force in Jan. 1978
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Turkey
Entered into force in Mar. 1993
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Kuwait
Entered into force in Jan. 2014

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

Iraq
Entered into force in Feb.2014
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Mozambique
Entered into force in Aug. 2014

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

English (1) (2)

Others Multilateral Treaty Energy Charter Treaty (English)
  • *1 Japan's EPA which includes an Investment Chapter(In force)

    Asia:Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, India, Monglia
    Oceania: Australia
    Central and south America: Mexico, Chili, Peru
    Europe: Switzerland

  • *2 Existing Bilateral Investment Treaties of Japan with Vietnam and Peru are incorporated into the Investment Chapter of each EPA.
  • *3 Private Investment Arrangement between Japan and Taiwan was signed in 2011(entered into force in 2012).

Signed(*)

Central and South America Uruguay
Signed in Jan. 2015

Investment agreement (Text) (English)

Annex

(English)

Middle East/Africa Saudi Arabia
Signed in Apr. 2013
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Oman
Signed in Jun. 2015
Investment agreement (Text) (English)
Iran
Signed in Feb. 2016
Investment agreement (Text) (English)

*EPA including an investment chapter (signed)
 Asia-pacific region: TPP

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