Czech Republic

EU-Japan - a boost for jobs and exports in the Czech Republic

Businesses of all sizes in towns and cities across the Czech Republic already export a wide range of goods and services to Japan.

The EU-Japan trade agreement will make it easier and cheaper for them to do so.

 

Companies and jobs

969 The number of Czech companies that export to Japan.

37% The share of Czech companies exporting to Japan that are small and medium-sized enterprises.

18,264 The number of jobs in the Czech Republic that EU exports to Japan help support.

739,560 The number of jobs in the EU that EU exports to Japan help support.

 

What kind of products does the Czech Republic export to Japan?

Companies across the Czech Republic export goods and services to Japan.

 
 

Exports and Imports

The Czech Republic and Japan already have a close trading relationship. The EU-Japan trade agreement will give it a big boost.

7th Japan is the Czech Republic's 7th biggest trade partner outside the EU.

€687 m The value of Czech exports to Japan.

€1.5 bn The value of Czech imports from Japan.

 

EU trade agreements benefit companies and communities

 
 
Sources
  • Products: Dun and Bradstreet, 2018. The product examples are drawn from a sample of all EU companies exporting to Japan. The location represents place of production/shipment.
  • Companies: Statistics on international trade in goods by enterprise characteristics, Eurostat, 2015 (latest available year).
  • Jobs: European Commission, JRC estimates. Figures based on latest available data (2014).