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September 5, 2022

The EBC met with Keidanren Chairman Masakazu Tokura

September 2, 2022

EBC statement on the public offering system for offshore wind power generation

July 11, 2022

EBC Statement on Passing of Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe

June 10, 2022

Joint Statement on Japan’s Entry Restrictions

June 1, 2022

The Economic Security Promotion Law and its consequences for European companies – 22 June 2022

February 9, 2022

Survey on the Impact of Entry Restrictions

February 3, 2022

Joint Statement on Entry Restrictions in Japan


  •     From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, While in New York for the U.N. General Assembly, Prime Minister Kishida announced the lifting of Japan’s entry restriction on October 11. From this date, independent tourists will be able to enter t

  •   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, We would like to warmly welcome the new EU Ambassador-Designate to Japan, H.E. Mr. Jean-Eric Paquet, who submitted copy of his credentials on 6 September (and will present his credentials to His Majesty th

  •     From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, On 2 September 2022, the EBC issued a statement on the Japanese public tendering system for offshore wind. It was  handed over to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, to the Ministry of Land


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JUNE 2022

  • Gov’t eyes new economic package to fight inflation, weak yen (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s Aug. unemployment rate falls to 2.5%, job availability rises (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s big mobile carriers say roaming needed during network outages (Japan Today)
  • Japan to invest 1 tril. yen in talent development over 5 years (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to run new domestic travel subsidy program until late December (Japan Today)
  • Japan details October’s full tourism reopening (News on Japan)
  • OECD cuts 2023 global growth outlook to 2.2% amid monetary tightening (The Mainichi)
  • Kishida pitches Japan’s permanent investment tax break at New York bourse (Japan Today)
  • Japan activists join global protest over climate change (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan PM Kishida says ready to act again to support yen (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s reopening poised to deliver vital GDP boost (News on Japan)
  • Japan to launch domestic travel subsidy program on Oct. 11 (The Mainichi)
  • Rise of remote work pushes 44% of major Japanese firms to rethink employee transfers (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s strict standards are delaying the restart of nuclear reactors (The Japan News)
  • Japan set to waive some visa requirements in October to boost tourism: Nikkei (Japan Today)
  • Gov’t to request energy-saving measures in winter over power crunch concerns (Japan Today)
  • Japan logs record August trade deficit on weak yen, costly oil (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s Narita airport mulling consolidating 3 terminals (The Mainichi)
  • Japan sees 87% increase in ransomware attacks in 1st half of 2022 (The Mainichi)
  • Japan set to announce restart of visa-free tourist travel (News on Japan)
  • Japan to allow businesses to pay salaries into app accounts (News on Japan)
  • Japan warns of intervention; BOJ conducts ‘rate check’ over yen’s fall (Japan Today)
  • Wholesale prices jump 9% in August as weak yen lifts import costs (Japan Today)
  • Japan to expand storage battery production to meet demand (The Japan News)
  • Amid energy challenges and green shift, Japan eyes new nuclear tech (The Japan Times)
  • Japan Airlines’ international capacity outstrips demand, official says (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan govt eyes subsidies for universities to reorganize science, engineering faculties from FY23 (The Japan News)
  • Japan aims to remove daily arrival cap in October to spur tourism (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan liquor businesses turn to non-alcoholic drinks to attract Gen Z (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan to revise foreign aid charter toward ‘more strategic’ ODA use (Japan Today)

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Some 300 of the over 2,500 affiliated local European companies and individuals participate directly in one or more of the EBC’s 23 industry committees covering a wide variety of economic sectors.