This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-B82OWB

Japanese language requirement for wind turbine parts certification process in Japan affecting UK exporters/investors

in Japan

Trade barrier summary

Wind turbine parts used in Japan need certification from authorities. Documents are only available in Japanese and communications throughout the process are conducted in Japanese.

In addition, it can take a long time to obtain certification, as such, overseas businesses may have to find a local Japanese company to support the certification process.

Sectors affected

  • Energy
  • Maritime



Date reported

18 December 2018

Last updated

17 December 2020

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