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Survey on the Impact of Entry Restrictions

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Joint Statement on Entry Restrictions in Japan

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Joint Statement on the Entry Restrictions in Japan

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The EBC President Michael Mroczek handed over the 2020 EBC White Paper to Mr. Thierry Breton, European Commissioner for Internal Market


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APRIL 2022

  • Japan’s civil courts to digitalize many procedures by FY2025 (Japan Today)
  • Most automakers fall short on climate goals: report (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s economy contracts as energy prices soar (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan plans to end self-isolation for visitors from low positive rate areas (News on Japan)
  • Electricity, gas firms see fuel costs surge by 54% in FY21 (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s Jan.-Mar. GDP contracts annualized 1.0 percent (News on Japan)
  • Japan not considering new nuclear plants despite energy concerns (Japan Today)
  • Food security bill targets wheat and soybean production (News on Japan)
  • Japan to accept small-scale tours from 4 countries as it opens up (The Mainichi)
  • Companies (and government) spending big to produce chips (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s wholesale prices jump record 10% in April (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s FY2021 current account surplus shrinks 22% on fuel price rise (Japan Today)
  • Diet approves legislation to promote economic security (The Japan News)
  • Japan planning to allow 20,000 daily foreign arrivals in June (Japan Today)
  • Japan FY2021 long-term debt hits new high above ¥1,000 tril (Japan Today)
  • Japan to slowly phase out Russian oil imports but keep interests in projects (Japan Today)
  • Bank of Japan members see need to persist with easing as inflation nears 2% (The Mainichi)
  • Gov’t confirms it will start accepting some foreign tourists in June (Japan Today)
  • Japan cosmetics makers accelerating plastic reduction efforts (The Japan News)
  • Japan to ease COVID border controls like G-7 states in June: Kishida (Kyodo News+)
  • Some companies try 4-day workweek to offer flexibility to employees (Japan Today)
  • Many struggle to find work despite increase in job openings (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan, Britain agree to promote open 5G communications networks (The Japan News)
  • Japan should ease COVID border controls for foreigners: panel members (Japan Today)
  • Japanese automakers record 0.8% output drop in FY21 due to semiconductor shortage (The Japan News)
  • Major Japan railway now powered only by renewable energy (The Mainichi)
  • Japan unveils ¥6.2 tril package to soften impact of Ukraine war (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s job availability improves for 1st time in 3 years in FY2021 (Japan Today)

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