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November 15, 2021

Joint Statement on the Entry Restrictions in Japan

September 29, 2021

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

September 7, 2021

EBC and Keidanren united for the recognition of vaccination certificate

September 1, 2021

The European national Chambers vaccinate 4,305 people as their contribution to the fight against Covid-19

August 2, 2021

EBC Tax seminar 8 July 2021


  •   From the EBC Dear Friends, The EBC team wishes you a Happy New Year 2022! With the surge in Omicron cases, Japanese borders remain closed to foreign non-residents, leading to difficult situations at many European and Japanese companies. The EB

  • *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, At the beginning of December, the EBC has moved to a new location in Toranomon. After changing its Constitution and its management in January 2020, after developing its communication st

  •   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, Since Tuesday 30 November, Japan has closed its borders to foreign non-residents due to the threat of the omicron variant. The safety protocols implemented by the Japanese government – two PCR tests, one w

  •   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, The EBC and the Chambers of Commerce of the G7 countries issued a joint statement on the latest changes to the entry regulations in Japan, as well as the quarantine rules, entered into force on 8...


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  • Japan’s COVID-19 foreign entry ban spurs demonstrations in several countries (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s imports hit record highs on surging energy prices (Japan Today)
  • Japan approves COVID vaccine plan for age 5 to 11 (News on Japan)
  • Kishida vows to achieve economic growth through wealth distribution (The Japan News)
  • Govt eyes trade insurance coverage of COVID-linked losses (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s clean energy strategy to push nuclear technologies (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan set to put Tokyo, 12 other areas under COVID quasi-emergency (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan hopes to lead Asian zero-emissions push: minister (Japan Today)
  • BOJ ups inflation outlook, retains monetary policy amid COVID surge (The Mainichi)
  • Japan PM vows to push for green, digital transformation (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan chalks up a record number of M&A deals in 2021 (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Govt plans to allow foreign students to enter Japan (The Japan News)
  • Japan to cut 14-day isolation for Omicron close contacts to 10 days (Japan Today)
  • Japan brings forward fiscal health projection to FY2026 (Japan Today)
  • Japanese businesses required to review single-use plastics usage from April (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to cut plastic waste from April via new Cabinet ordinance (The Mainichi)
  • Japan, Thailand to launch new energy initiative for decarbonization (Japan Today)
  • Japan to begin COVID booster shots for general public sooner than scheduled (Japan Today)
  • Japan considers shortening self-quarantine period (News on Japan)
  • BOJ head: Inflation likely to accelerate gradually (News on Japan)
  • Japan must co-exist with virus while achieving growth, says minister (Japan Today)
  • Japan aims to expedite booster rollout, reinforce medical services (The Japan News)
  • Outbreaks, bottlenecks expected to slow global growth in 2022 (Japan Today)
  • Japan further extends entry ban until end of Feb. (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan to administer COVID vaccine soon to children aged under 12 (The Mainichi)
  • Nippon Life to encourage more firms to reduce CO2 emissions (Japan Today)
  • Kishida calls for aggressive wage hikes in push for wealth redistribution (Japan Today)
  • Japan regional banks launch system to monitor ship-to-ship transfers (The Mainichi)
  • UK, Japan to co-operate on fighter jet engine technology (News on Japan)
  • Japan lifts FY 2022 economic growth forecast to 3.2% from 2.2% (The Mainichi)
  • New agency for children and families to be set up in fiscal 2023 (The Asahi Shimbun)

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EBC members can not only learn about important changes taking place in Japan, but also play a critical role in influencing change themselves.

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.