Agreement Between Japan And The Kingdom Of Thailand For An Economic Partnership

1) The applicant must be a registered limited company in Thailand. There are some exceptions to this requirement, as regular partnerships and single limited partnerships for certain types of businesses are entitled to apply for an operating certificate. Joint Statement at the signing of the Japan-Kingdom Economic Partnership Agreement (April 3, 2007) Key features of the Tariff Agreement on 99.51% of products imported from Japan in 2006, representing 99.49% of the total value of imported Japanese products, were reduced or eliminated or received a special quota from Japan. At the same time, tariffs on 92.95% of Thai exports to Japan were reduced or eliminated or special quotas were granted, representing 98.06% of all customs positions on Thai exports to Japan in 2006. Thai products for which tariffs have been totally abolished include: gemstones and jewellery, textiles and clothing, petrochemicals and plastics as well as foodstuffs, including prepared, preserved and frozen shrimp and shrimp, or cooked shrimp and shrimp, legumes, vegetables (octra, olives, fresh potatoes, fresh potatoes asparagus); Freshly chilled and frozen fruit (durian, papaya, mangoes, mangosteen, coconut), cassava starch and potatoes, sliced or granulated. Japanese products for which tariffs have been abolished: foodstuffs, including freshly refrigerated or frozen fish, shrimp, prepared, preserved and frozen fresh shrimp and shrimp, or cooked shrimp and shrimp, temperate fruits such as apples, peaches, pears, plums and various berries; Precious stones and jewellery, textiles and clothing; Steel, steel and steel. Thai products on which Japan imposes quotas of fresh bananas and pineapples, processed pork, molasses and cassava flour Japanese products on which Thailand imposes quotas of potatoes, large onions and seeds, garlic, copra, pepper, soybeans, soybean oil, coconut, coffee seeds, tea, rice, palm oil , coconut oil, instant coffee, longane, sugar, skimmed milk powder, raw milk, and milk, iron and reconstituted iron Services Thailand is committed to enabling Japan to establish businesses and provide services within the framework of the World Trade Organization; for example, corporate general boards, marketing management boards and advertising services, logistics consulting firms, luxury hotels, marina services, IT services and higher education services.

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