EU-Japan trade in passenger cars

The negotiations of the EU-Japan free trade agreement are now in the advanced stages. The latest statistics show that Japan is the fifth most important destination for European passenger cars and ranks second among countries exporting cars to the EU.

Quick facts:

  • 279,259 passenger cars were exported from the EU to Japan in 2016, worth more than €7.3 billion.
  • The other way around, nearly 575,000 Japanese cars with a total value of €9 billion were imported into the EU over the same period.

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