Mr. Nikolaus Boltze, Country Representative of ThyssenKrupp and Chair of the EBC Defence and Security Committee, gives a presentation to a Dutch delegation

The EBC management met Mr. Jens Eskelund, the new President of the European Chamber in China.

The European Business Council in Japan (EBC) is pleased to announce that the 19th North America-Europe Golf Challenge in Japan 2023 will be played on Friday, 6 October at the Atsugi Kokusai C.C. in Kanagawa Prefecture.

On Thursday 24 August, the EBC Medical Equipment and IVD Committee
organised a lecture and information exchange meeting at the Akasaka
International Conference in Tokyo.

The EBC meets with the Economic & Monetary Affairs Committee of the European Parliament

The EBC President Michael Mroczek handed over the 2022 EBC White Paper to the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Poland to Japan

Events Calendar



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JUNE 2022

  • Kishida Aims for Commercially Viable Flexible Solar Cells by 2025 (The Japan News)
  • Japan Prime Minister Touts Leadership on Regulating AI, Calls for Action on Disinformation and Copyright Protection (The Japan News)
  • G7 Aid Planned for Nations that Supply Key Minerals; Aims Include Diversified Supply Chains for Decarbonization (The Japan News)
  • Bank of Japan survey shows manufacturers optimistic about economy (Japan Today)
  • Japan big maker sentiment up, services highest since 1991: Tankan (Kyodo News+)
  • 20 Firms Link Up to Build Used Battery Market Ahead of EV Boom (The Japan News)
  • Japan to Seek International Cooperation on ‘Urban Mines’; Discarded Electronic Devices are Valuable Sources of Metal (The Japan News)
  • Japan plans company tax breaks to achieve economic security, wage growth (The Mainichi)
  • Japan mulls support for low-income earners in new economic package (The Mainichi)
  • Japan PM urges ministers to use all tools in new economic package (The Mainichi)
  • Economic package to ease inflation pain, spur wage growth: Japan PM (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan looks to promote electronic visas as inbound tourism recovers (Japan Today)
  • Japan Biz Leader Eager to Achieve Wage Growth of over 4 Pct (The Japan News)
  • Japan PM vows to set up special zones to boost foreign investment (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan Digital Agency Told to Shape Up over My Number Issues; Ordered to Report by October on Measures to Improve (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s new invoice system to cause higher workload, costs: study (The Mainichi)
  • Kishida Vows Speedy Implementation of ‘Bold’ Economic Measures; Discussions to Begin in First Half of Next (The Japan News)
  • Fukushima firms look to Europe after import ban finally lifted (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Certification System Eyed for Electronic Seals on Documents; eSeals Shown to Cut Time, Effort Verifying Materials By 98% (The Japan News)
  • Japan will ensure stable energy supply even with U.S. sanctions (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan mulls legislating ‘security clearance’ system in 2024 (Japan Today)
  • Japan labor market set for change as huge worker shortage looms (Japan Today)
  • Japan Eases Criteria for Govt Cloud Management Firms; Market Currently Dominated by U.S. Giants (The Japan News)
  • Japan to Reduce Price of Imported Wheat by 11% (The Japan News)
  • Ministry mulls allowing foreign drivers amid worker shortage (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Public Interest in NISA Rising Ahead of Planned Expansion (The Japan News)
  • Japan looks to open transport industry to foreign drivers amid labor shortages (The Mainichi)
  • International Discussions to Begin on E-fuel Rules with Japan in Lead (The Japan News)
  • Japan firm unveils satellite with goal to approach space debris in world 1st (The Mainichi)
  • Japan town mulls hiring foreigners as regular staff from FY 2025 (The Mainichi)
  • Cultural Affairs Agency Panel Takes Up AI, Copyright Issues; Members Cite ‘Complex Risks,’ Need to Use Vari (The Japan News)
  • ¥10 Billion JAXA Fund Set to Boost Space Business (The Japan News)
  • Japan Aims to Establish Accurate Greenery Measurements to Determine CO2 Output (The Japan News)
  • Japan Eyes 300,000 EV Charging Points by 2030 (The Japan News)

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