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Information on GIs protected in Japan

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i) GIs designated by the Commissioner of the National Tax Agency

Designation Date Name * Geographical Area Category Product
Specification
16, July, 2013 山梨(Yamanashi) Yamanashi Prefecture Wine Annex1
30, June, 1995壱岐(Iki) Iki City, Nagasaki
Prefecture
Spirits
30, June, 1995 球磨(kuma) Kuma District and
Hitoyoshi City,Kumamoto Prefecture
Spirits
30, June, 1995 琉球(Ryukyu) Okinawa Prefecture Spirits
22, December, 2005 薩摩(Satsuma) Kagoshima Prefecture
(excluding Amami City and Oshima District)
Spirits
25, December, 2015 日本酒(Nihonshu / Japanese sake) Japan Seishu / Sake Annex2
22, December, 2005 白山(Hakusan) Hakusan City, Ishikawa Prefecture Seishu / Sake Annex1
16, December, 2016 山形(Yamagata) Yamagata Prefecture Seishu / Sake Annex3

* : Name translated into Latin alphabet (in bracket) is a reference information.

ii) GIs confirmed by the Commissioner of the National Tax Agency through negotiations with the member states of the WTO

Name Geographical Area Category Remarks
テキーラ/Tequila The United
Mexican States
Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The United Mexican States for the strengthening of the economic partnership
メスカル/Mezcal The United
Mexican States
Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The United Mexican States for the strengthening of the economic partnership
ソトール/Sotol The United
Mexican States
Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The United Mexican States for the strengthening of the economic partnership
バカノラ/Bacanora The United
Mexican States
Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The United Mexican States for the strengthening of the economic partnership
チャランダ/Charanda The United
Mexican States
Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The United Mexican States for the strengthening of the economic partnership
チリ産ピスコ
/Pisco Chilieno (Chilean Pisco)
The Republic of Chile Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The Republic of Chile for a strategic economic partnership
ピスコ・ペルー
/Pisco Peru (Pisco Peru)
The Republic of Peru Spirits Confirmed through Agreement between Japan and The Republic of Peru for an economic partnership