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August 2, 2021

EBC Tax seminar 8 July 2021

July 19, 2021

Flash survey on the impact of the entry ban on European and American companies and their Japanese partners

May 28, 2021

Joint Statement on the Entry Restrictions in Japan

February 19, 2021

Joint Statement on the Easing of Re-Entry Restrictions on Foreign Residents in Japan


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JULY 2021

  • Japan to tighten border controls on visitors from 3 U.S. states, Finland (Kyodo News+)
  • Carmakers warn chip shortage putting brakes on recovery (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s government to study hydrogen storage at airports (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s factory output rises, job availability at near 1-year high (News on Japan)
  • Japan’s June jobless rate improves to 2.9% as virus step eased (The Mainichi)
  • IMF forecasts 6% global growth this year as economies reopen (Japan Today)
  • IMF cuts Japan’s growth forecast to 2.8% in 2021 as pandemic weighs (The Mainichi)
  • Suga’s 2030 goal for greenhouse gas asks housing, industry for cuts (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan starts accepting applications for ‘vaccine passports’ (Japan Today)
  • Japan aims to reduce households’ greenhouse gas emissions by 66% (The Japan News)
  • Govt to improve working conditions of young researchers (The Japan News)
  • Going electric: Carmakers make the switch (Japan Today)
  • Many G20 nations want more urgent climate goals (Japan Today)
  • Japan to boost renewable energy to meet emissions target (The Mainichi)
  • Italy, Turkey to accept Japan’s vaccine passport from next week (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s 2021 1st-half exports up 23.2%, sharpest rise in 11 yrs (The Mainichi)
  • Japan starts checking COVID vaccination status of overseas arrivals (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan eyes 10% power output cut by FY 2030 with more renewables (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Foreign luxury cars see brisk sales in Japan (Japan Today)
  • Bank of Japan revises down GDP forecast; details green fund (Japan Today)
  • Japan asks airlines to halt new bookings as Olympic traffic rises (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to issue vaccination certificates to those traveling abroad (The Japan News)
  • New copyright system proposed to make it easier to distribute old films, TV shows online (The Japan News)
  • EU ban may speed up Japanese carmakers’ EV push (News on Japan)
  • Gov’t panel seeks record 28 yen rise in minimum wage to 930 yen (Japan Today)
  • Southeast Asia COVID surge hits Japanese firms’ supply chains (Japan Today)
  • Solar power to become cheaper than nuclear in 2030: Japan gov’t estimate (News on Japan)
  • Japan June wholesale prices jump 5.0% on rising commodities (The Mainichi)
  • Price of used vehicles soars amid chip shortages (News on Japan)
  • Japan to issue vaccine passports free of charge (Japan Today)
  • G20 finance ministers back plan to stop use of tax havens (Japan Today)

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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.