The 204th meeting of the Origin Committee is scheduled to take place on 8-9 April 2013. The agenda for the meeting includes, inter alia, the Pan-Euromed Convention, the start of the EU-Japan FTA negotiations, a debriefing on EPA negotiations, and a proposal for explanatory notes on EUR.1 certificates under the EUCentral America FTA pending its provisional application. The Committee is also scheduled to discuss the procedure applicable to verification of proofs of origin issued by the Member State authorities where the issuing and exporting Member State which is not the Member State of establishment of the exporter. Other issues on the agenda include the registered exporter (REX) system and the need for amendments to the GSP rules of origin in light of the new GSP Regulation, applicable as of next year.