The EBC President Michael Mroczek handed over the 2022 EBC White Paper to Mr. Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of the European Parliament

The EBC President Michael Mroczek handed over the 2022 EBC White Paper to Mr. Michael Hager, Head of Cabinet of European Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis

The EBC President Michael Mroczek gave a keynote speech at a seminar on “Business Environment and Expansion of Foreign Direct Investment in Japan”

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


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JUNE 2022

  • Japan outlaws ‘stealth marketing’ (News on Japan)
  • Govt Aims to Have Insurance Cover Expenses for Childbirth (The Japan News)
  • Japan companies applaud EU deal that allows e-fuel car sales after ’35 (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • EU Countries Approve 2035 Phaseout of CO2-Emitting Cars (The Japan News)
  • Japan to Join International Framework on Surveillance Technology Exports (The Japan News)
  • Japan to crack down on social media stealth marketing from October (Japan Today)
  • Relocated Japan Cultural Affairs Agency opens in Kyoto (Japan Today)
  • TEPCO unit acquires rights to develop wind farms off Scotland (The Mainichi)
  • Online Passport Renewal Applications Start in Japan (The Japan News)
  • Relocated Japan Cultural Affairs Agency opens in Kyoto (The Mainichi)
  • Over 30% of Major Japanese Firms Plan to Hire More Graduates (The Japan News)
  • Japan firms see global inflation risk as major headwind for fiscal 2023 (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan core consumer prices rise 3.1% in February (Kyodo News+)
  • Japan unveils fresh ¥2 tril inflation relief package (Japan Today)
  • Gov’t to spend additional ¥2 trillion to ease inflation pain (Japan Today)
  • OECD raises global growth forecast but recovery ‘fragile’ (Japan Today)
  • Wood buildings catching on in trend toward decarbonization (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Kishida: 85% of male employees on child care leave in 2030 (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan, U.K., Italy push joint fighter jet development by 2035 (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Companies in Japan obliged to accommodate disabled from April 2024 (The Mainichi)
  • VW joins e-car price war as global rivalry heats up (Japan Today)
  • Sake exports set record high in 2022 for 13th year in row (Japan Today)
  • Japan revises GDP to nearly flat, showing fragile recovery (Japan Today)
  • Japan Businesses Call for Security Clearance System (The Japan News)
  • Japan logs record deficit in January on energy, slower export growth (Japan Today)
  • Japan Oct.-Dec. GDP downgraded to annualized real 0.1% (The Mainichi)

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