MARCH 22, 2020

Welcome to the new EBC website

Our website has been completely redesigned and rebuilt on a solid, modern platform that will support the EBC for many years to come.

FEBRUARY 15, 2020

Production of EBC’s YEAR 2020 White Paper – Call for Sponsorship & Pre-Orders

The EBC White Paper continues to be at the forefront of trade policy discussions with both the Japanese and European Authorities and is the most tangible product of our committees’ year-long deliberations and advocacy activities. We are now seeking sponsors for the 2020 edition of this important document.

JANUARY 7, 2020

Revised Guidance on the Rules of Origin Procedure

Happy New Year! I hope the beginning of the year has treated you well so far. Although we hope that the initial problems with the Rules of Origin and in particular the statements on origin have been resolved, the authorities are still working hard at making the process as smooth as possible at both ends.


  •   From the EBC Dear Friends of the EBC, The coronavirus crisis is creating major impacts on the global economy and has occupied our minds for several weeks now. In response to this situation, the Japanese government adopted in March stimulus pac

  • *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Are you ready for the Digital Economy? On February 26, the European Business Council in Japan, through its Business Fundamentals Group (Financial Reporting, Intellectual Property Rights, Legal Servi

  • Our website has been completely redesigned and rebuilt on a solid, modern platform that will support the EBC for many years to come.

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MARCH 2020

G-7 leaders vow to do whatever necessary to overcome virus shock
2020/03/17 | The Mainichi Shinbun
Leaders of the Group of Seven industrialized nations said Monday that … Read more
BOJ vows to step up asset purchases to curb virus’ economic impact
2020/03/16 | The Mainichi Shinbun
The Bank of Japan decided Monday to double its purchasing of … Read more
BOJ ramps up asset buying following Fed’s move
2020/03/16 | The Japan News
The Bank of Japan eased monetary policy on Monday by pledging to … Read more
World’s top central banks offer three-month dollar credit to calm market
2020/03/16 | Nikkei Asian Review
The central banks of the United States, the euro zone, Canada, Britain, Japan and Switzerland agreed … Read more
BOJ expands monetary stimulus to defend economy from coronavirus
2020/03/16 | Nikkei Asian Review
The Bank of Japan expanded its monetary stimulus at a hastily … Read more

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