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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

UPDATES

  •   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...

  •   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, As you know, since 8 November Japan changed its regulations regarding the entry of new expats and the quarantine. Short-term and long-term visas will be issued again if the purpose is business. It is furth

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NEWS FEED
  • Japan’s July-Sept. business investment up 1.2% on year (The Mainichi)
  • Kishida taking no chances as Japan closes border over Omicron (Japan Today)
  • Japan, EU leaders agree to cooperate for free, open Indo-Pacific (Japan Today)
  • Japan bans all nonresident foreigners from entering amid omicron’s spread (The Japan News)
  • Japan’s Oct. jobless rate improves to 2.7% as virus emergency lifted (The Mainichi)
  • Japan to revive ban on new foreign arrivals Tues. over virus variant (The Mainichi)
  • Govt believes economy bottomed out in May 2020 (The Japan News)
  • Tokyo ranked 3rd most attractive city in Global Power Index (Japan Today)
  • Japan to join global release of oil reserves (News on Japan)
  • Japan to seek ILO support in firms’ human rights risk management (Japan Today)
  • Japan considers letting more skilled foreign workers stay indefinitely (Japan Today)
  • Government to expand research subsidy program (The Japan News)
  • ¥500 billion fund to reinforce economic security (The Japan News)
  • Japan to allow 5,000 entrants daily under eased COVID restrictions (Kyodo News+)
  • In major shift, Japan looking to accept more foreigners indefinitely (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan eyes administering COVID vaccine to children aged 5-11 in Feb (Japan Today)
  • Japan PM adviser keen for firms to address human rights issues (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s car exports keep plunging due to supply issues (Japan Today)
  • Tax reform outline to include financial taxes (The Japan News)
  • Japan to help job transfers of nonregular workers (The Japan News)
  • Japan looking to beef up chip, storage battery sectors as part of stimulus plan (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Japan’s economy contracts on shrinking consumption, exports (Japan Today)
  • Japan 3rd-qtr GDP down 3% amid virus emergency, slow car shipments (Kyodo News+)
  • Steady need for new planes despite pandemic: Airbus (Japan Today)
  • Airline sector to stay in red in 2022, demand below pre-COVID levels (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s Go To Travel subsidy program to resume possibly in February (Japan Today)
  • Japan’s new stimulus to include wage hikes for care workers, nurses (Kyodo News+)
  • 20 nations to join hands in promoting electric vehicles (The Japan News)
  • Japan to expand booster vaccination sites to include workplaces, starting in March (The Japan News)
  • Time to drop 70% reduction goal for commuters, Keidanren says (The Asahi Shimbun)
  • Gov’t panel proposes more support for firms hiking wages (Japan Today)

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