|Dear Friends of the EBC,
On Tuesday 28 March, the EBC management met with Mr. Reinhard Bütikofer, Member of the European Parliament to discuss about the current situation for European companies on the Japanese market. It was also an opportunity to hand him over the last EBC White Paper.
On Monday 3 April, European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders met with the EBC, Keidanren, Japan Business Council in Europe, Fujitsu, Sony and Tokyo Electron Limited to exchange on human rights due diligence, CSR, and data protection. At the end of the meeting, the EBC presented him its White Paper.
This week, I would like to share with you the following information:
- The EU Delegation to Japan and the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation are organizing a joint hybrid seminar on Renewable energy: the business case for going green, with testimonies from European and Japanese SMEs (17 April, 17:00-18:45)
For onsite participation (capacity 100 people): Click here
For ZOOM webinar participation: Click here
- JETRO is pleased to announce a public call for the “Subsidy for Foreign Direct Investment Stimulation Project” to a wide range of companies.This subsidy covers up to half of the cost of feasibility studies conducted in cooperation between foreign and Japanese companies.
- If your company wants to learn more about the latest tax amendments and to raise issues regarding all matters related to tax, we are pleased to inform you that the EBC Tax Committee will hold its first committee meeting of the year on 6 April from 9:00am at the EBC. You are more than welcome to forward this invitation to any of your colleagues, especially your tax manager!
To register for the meeting, please send an email to: [email protected]
If you are currently experiencing problems with non-tariff barriers on the Japanese market, consider contacting the EBC to join one of our committees!
The EBC team is looking forward to hearing from you soon,
EBC Chief Operating Officer