EBC Newsletter – April 20, 2022

EBC Newsletter – April 20, 2022


From the EBC

Dear Friends of the EBC,

We are glad to invite you to our first 2022 EBC Briefing on “Tax Transparency in the Digital Economy. It will take place in a hybrid mode on Wednesday 27 April at 2:00pm. Our speaker, Mr. Artur Olszewski, is Tax Policy Adviser at the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration and was one of the drafters of the Model Reporting Rules for Digital Platforms and the Crypto-Asset Reporting Framework. You can already register at [email protected] and tell us if you will attend online or in person (limited to 20 people).

We would like to draw your attention on the report on “Trade of Goods and Services Between the EU Member States and Japan 2021  prepared by the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation. It will provide you with several useful data and give you an outlook on the current state of trade between the EU and Japan.

We hope you stay positive and healthy during this difficult time.

Valerie Moschetti
EBC Chief Operating Officer

EBC Briefing on Tax Transparency in the Digital Economy

Click here for further details.

Report EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation

This report focuses primarily on the balance of trade between Japan, the EU and its constituent Member States in 2021. The report begins by analysing Japanese trade with the EU as a whole (both for goods and services) and then provides a country-by-country analysis for each individual EU Member States. It also provides a breakdown of goods traded between Japan and EU by category (i.e. chemicals, manufactured goods, food and livestock, etc.). Finally, it includes some information about bilateral agreements that have been signed in 2021 between the EU or each Member State and Japan.

What’s in the Media

  • IMF slashes 2022 global growth outlook to 3.6% on Russia’s war (Kyodo News+)
  • Survey: 36% of major firms to hire more graduates next year (The Japan News)
  • Japan to continue subsidy program for oil wholesalers in May (The Mainichi)
  • Japan’s stealth reopening: Parents of foreign residents get OK to visit (News on Japan)
  • Japan companies moving away from Russian energy (The Japan News)

Upcoming EBC Committee Meetings

Date Committee Time / Location
April 21 (Thu) Human Resources Web
Apr 21 (Thu) Medical Equipment & Diagnostics Committee Off-site
Apr 22 (Fri) Railways EBC & Web
May 11 (Wed) Energy EBC&Web
May 20 (Fri) Automotive Components & Aftermarket EBC&Web
May 20 (Fri) Railways EBC & Web
Mary 26 (Thu) Legal Services Web
May 26 (Thu) Human Resources Web
May 26 (Thu) Medical Equipment & Diagnostics Committee Off-site

If you are interested in joining a committee meeting, please contact the EBC to confirm the time and meeting place.

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