Abstract: With the advance of economic globalization and trade liberalization process, the tea of international trade non-tariff measures were canceled, the tariff barriers is also greatly reduced, but more and more involved in tea quality, safety, and other technical barriers to trade. China is a large agricultural country, agriculture occupies a very important position in China. Because long-term neglect of environmental protection, low level of environmental protection, technological backwardness, China's tea exports again and again subjected to the limitations of green trade barriers to China's agricultural development and national economic development has brought about serious adverse effects. Currently involved in green trade barriers tea trade restrictions has become an important form of agricultural protectionism, an increasingly important impact on China's tea exports. The article first describes the manifestations and impact of green barriers. Then analyzed the impact of technical barriers to trade in Japan on China's tea exports. Finally, it puts forward in line with our actual policy proposals, and stressed the need to take the road of sustainable development of the tea trade is the best choice.
Keywords: Technical Barriers to Trade; tea exports; agricultural trade; sustainable development