IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 28 Apr 2020 | Removal date: 18 May 2020

Production subsidy

On April 28th, 2020, the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI) announced a subsidy program to increase the production of masks and alcoholic disinfectants. Due to Coronavirus disease, Japan is having a shortage of masks and alcohol disinfectants. In order to supplement the shortage, a fixed subsidy amount of 100% of the budget required for production equipment needed for masks, and alcoholic disinfectants with an upper limit of 2.91 billion (270 million USD) was agreed upon. Japanese companies that wish to receive this subsidy will be required to show proof of expenses (books, receipts, etc.) related to the production of the masks and alcoholic disinfectants.(books, receipts, etc.). This subsidy will last until March 26th, 2021. 

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

MAP
TABLE
EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

271 Made-up textile articles
6307 Other made up articles, including dress patterns.
630790 Other
346 Fertilizers & pesticides
3808 Insecticides, rodenticides, fungicides, herbicides, antisprouting products and plantgrowth regulators, disinfectants and similar products, put up in forms or packings for retail sale or as preparations or articles (for example, sulphurtreated bands, wi
380894 Disinfectants

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