Even more, they call for a long transition and clear extension mechanism.
Otherwise, Japanese companies would need to trigger 'do deal' contigency planning.
- no tarriffs
- the UK to remain within a customs regime with the EU
- regulatory coherence
- UK participation in EU programmes
In short, please don't change anything that might rock the boat.
Most importantly for them, the EU-Japan FTA currently in negotiation should also apply to the UK during transition, with an UK-Japan FTA to follow immediately after transition