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Japan-U.S. Trade Agreement Enforced
Japan and U.S reached agreement on trade and digital trade October 7 in White House, Washington D.C, and it took effect Jan. 1 this year.
U.S import tax on Japanese origin upright pianos, grand pianos, brass and woodwind instruments, large keyboard instruments, accordions, electronic keyboards, other electronic musical instruments, parts & accessories is now reduced. Bowed instruments including violins, guitars and percussion instruments are excluded from the agreement.
Tokyo Musical Instruments Manufacturers’ Association gives a briefing for the industry members inviting a specialist from Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry at Gakki Kaikan, Tokyo on Feb. 25. The briefing will also be held in Central and Western Japan districts.