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SEPTEMBER 16, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to METI on Wednesday 16 September 2020

SEPTEMBER 9, 2020

EBC statement on the latest changes to the (re-)entry ban to Japan

SEPTEMBER 1, 2020

JAPAN REMOVES THE (RE)-ENTRY BAN FOR FOREIGNERS. WHAT IS NEEDED TO LEAVE AND COME BACK?

SEPTEMBER 4, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to Keizai Doyukai on Friday 4 September 2020

AUGUST 28, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to JETRO on Friday 28 August 2020

AUGUST 20, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to the Delegation of the European Union to Japan on Thursday 20 August 2020

AUGUST 4, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to METI on Tuesday 4 August 2020

JULY 31, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to Keidanren on Friday 31 July 2020

JULY 20, 2020

The EBC delivers the 2020 White Paper to MOFA on Monday 20 July 2020

JULY 15, 2020

Annual White Paper 2020

UPDATES

  •   From the EBC   Dear Friends of the EBC, The EBC continues its high-level meetings in Japanese ministries to report them problems encountered by EU businesses due to the entry ban restrictions. We encourage European companies facing such h

  •   From the EBC   Dear Friends of the EBC, After our new Statement on the latest changes to the (re-)entry ban to Japan issued on September 9, the EBC continues its high-level meetings in Japanese ministries to report them the problems faced

  •   From the EBC   Dear Friends of the EBC, Following the implementation, on September 1st, of the new entry procedures to (re-)enter Japan, the EBC has issued a new statement. We welcome this first step, but we would like to point out three

White Paper

2020

Eurobiz Japan

SEPTEMBER 2020

NEWS FEED
  • Japan to start easing travel advisory in stages from October (Kyodo News +)
  • Japan to make COVID-19 travel questionnaires available online (The Mainichi)
  • Japan gov’t maintains economic view in Sept., recovery seen intact (The Mainichi)
  • Kuroda says BOJ may extend deadline for aid to pandemic-hit firms (Japan Today)
  • Suga wants basic policy on new digital agency by year-end (Japan Today)
  • Japan to reopen borders for all countries in Oct., but not tourists (The Mainichi)
  • Airlines call for COVID-19 tests before all international flights (Japan Today)
  • Japan mulls easing COVID-19 entry restrictions from Oct. (The Mainichi)
  • Bank of Japan report likely to show improved business sentiment (The Japan Times)
  • Japan mulls tax breaks for foreign finance hires (The Japan News)
  • Push for mobile phone carriers to cut fees by much more than 10% (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s new leader wants Suganomics to take off immediately (News on Japan)
  • BOJ maintains policy; says economy slowly reviving (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s reappointed finance minister Aso says will prod regional banks to pursue reforms (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • BOJ maintains ultraloose monetary policy to support virus-hit economy (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s exports extend double-digit decline (Japan Today)
  • Japan business leaders expect economic reforms under new leadership (The Mainichi)
  • Japan logs $2.4 bil. goods trade surplus in Aug. (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to use of $15.5 bil. in reserve funds to fight pandemic (Kyodo News+)
  • Suga pledges to balance fighting coronavirus and promoting economic activities (Japan Today)
  • 42% of Japan companies have actively promoted women to key posts: survey (Japan Today)
  • Japan business leaders welcome post-Brexit trade deal with Britain (The Mainichi)
  • Japan, Britain likely to sign post-Brexit trade deal in Oct. (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s domestic travel subsidy program to cover half of costs from Oct. (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan’s economy watcher sentiment in Aug. highest in 11 months (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s economy sinks deeper into worst postwar contraction, intensifies challenge for new leader (The Asahi Shimbun)

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