Question: I am being asked to provide an Export Trade Control Order (Japanese regulation) certificate for a certain product. While I’m able to find information online about the Japanese Export Trade Control Order, I’m unable to find any information related to a certificate pertaining to this order. I’m also unable to find any examples. The […]


    Question: Can a US company be a non-resident importer in Japan?  If so, any major watch outs or special requirements? ========== If a non-resident wishes to import products into Japan, it can appoint a customs business manager and have the manager handle import proceedings. Terrie A. Gleason Baker & McKenzie LLP 815 Connecticut Avenue, NW […]


      QUESTION:   Does anyone have experience with the “Agreement Between Japan and The United Mexican States For the Strengthening of the Economic Partnership” ?   Specifically, importation into Mexico of Japan goods (electronics) ? I have the full agreement and I am familiar with the Rules of Origin.  But I cannot find anyone who is […]

  • Managing export control requirements in Japan

      Question: We recently acquired a company in Japan, and want to integrate them with our existing systems for export and import controls.  Regarding export control requirements in Japan, my understanding is there may not be a numeric export control code per se (such as ECCN or USML categories), but rather descriptive references to the […]

  • JAPAN Q&A 1

    Does anyone have a resource that would allow me to view an English version of the Japanese ECCN list and the countries export control regulations?