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Events Calendar

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, Today, we would like to share with you a few events organised by us, our stakeholders or close partner organisations : EBC Briefing on the 2022 White Paper If you are interested in sectors such...

  •     From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, Our survey to better understand the difficulties encountered by European companies and investors to do business in Japan is coming to a close. We are extending it until 21 November. Your responses h

  • *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|*   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, Now Japan reopened its borders, the European Business Council is investigating to better understand the difficulties encountered by European companies and investors to do business in Ja

  •     From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, Since 11 October, Japan is opened again to tourists. If you arrive from the EU and if you have a valid vaccination certificate, you don’t need a PCR test. From 1st November, a new App,...


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Eurobiz Japan

JUNE 2022

  • Japan relying more on renewables, nuclear power for energy: report (Japan Today)
  • Japan mulls creating new defense body for fighting cyberattacks (Kyodo News+)
  • Expert panel to be set up to review technical intern program (The Japan News)
  • Japan sets up panel to review foreign trainee program (Japan Today)
  • Japan nuclear watchdog considers extending reactor life (Japan Today)
  • Panel wants Japanese public to pay more for defense buildup (Japan Today)
  • OECD sticks to slower growth in 2023, upgrades Japan outlook (The Mainichi)
  • Japan relying more on renewables, nuclear power for energy: report (The Mainichi)
  • Japan farmers shift from rice to feed crops as price of imported grain surges (The Japan News)
  • Human rights, environment now factors when procuring palm oil (The Japan News)
  • Japan finance chief vows all-out efforts to fight inflation (KyodoNews+)
  • METI to set 60% renewable energy target for auto manufacturing (The Japan News)
  • Japanese project encourages men to lead change for gender equality (Kyodo News+)
  • Historic fund to aid climate change-hit nations OK’d at U.N. talks (Kyodo News+)
  • Major Japanese firms team up to collect waste cooking oil for sustainable aviation fuel (The Japan News)
  • Japan, Britain, Italy moving forward on fighter jet project (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • IAEA: Decision on Fukushima wastewater release up to Japan (Japan Today)
  • Japan extends participation in International Space Station to 2030 (Japan Today)
  • Japan to resume offshore wind auctions in December with revised rules (The Japan Times)
  • Japan to accept int’l cruises after 2-yr ban due to pandemic (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan’s economy shrinks annualized real 1.2% in July-September (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan to agree to extend ISS operations until 2030 (The Japan News)
  • Cabinet approves ¥29.1 tril extra budget for economic package (Japan Today)
  • Japan looks to finalize nuclear reactor service extension by year-end (Kyodo News+)
  • Govt. to create ‘comprehensive defense budget’ framework to meet 2% target (The Japan News)
  • Japan aims to revive inbound tourism to pre-pandemic levels by 2025 (Kyodo News+)
  • Keidanren calls for new words for hiring experienced workers (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s Digital Agency to catalog private-sector tech (The Japan News)
  • Kishida vows to enhance defense capabilities (The Japan News)
  • New local taxes cast shadow on Japan’s solar-power drive (The Japan News)
  • Govt to spend over 1 trillion yen on bolstering supply chains (The Japan News) (The Mainichi)

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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.