Japan: Opportunities Growing for Wine in Japan

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   JA2023-0060

This report highlights trends and recent statistics for U.S. origin wine imported into Japan, consumption trends, and opportunities for U.S. exporters. Now, in year five of the U.S.-Japan Trade Agreement (USJTA), tariffs are on the path to significant reductions for bottled wine, semi-bulk wine, and sparkling wine. Tariffs were eliminated altogether on bulk wines and fortified wines on April 1, 2023. In 2022, U.S. wine exports to Japan totaled $144 million and are the fifth largest supplier of wine to Japan.

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