Topics covered on the April issue:  Legislation and Policy News -  Ministry of the Environment issues bilateral credit for a project in Bangladesh, the first in the country -  Japanese government announces economic sanctions against Russia -  METI decided FIT / FIP purchase price in 2022
ACTIVITIES OF THE EU-JAPAN CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL COOPERATIONRELATED TO DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION, INFORMATION & COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY – AI   Given the expected EU-Japan Digital Partnership to be possibly adopted at the 2022 EU-Japan Summit, here is background information on the activities of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation over the last years in this important sector. As in the green sector, the EU-Japan Centre’s activities combine three main dimensions in order to:
RECENT ACTIVITIES OF THE EU-JAPAN CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION RELATED TO ENVIRONMENT - CLIMATE – DECARBONISATION – GREEN TRANSITION
RECENT ACTIVITIES OF THE EU-JAPAN CENTRE FOR INDUSTRIAL COOPERATION RELATED TO THE AGRI-FOOD SECTOR   Given the importance of the agri-food sector for EU SMEs interested in the Japanese market and benefiting from the EU-Japan EPA,  here is background information on the activities of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation over the last years in this important sector. Overall, the EU-Japan Centre’s activities combine three main dimensions in order to:
The report focuses primarily on the balance of trade between Japan, the EU and its constituent Member States in 2021.
Report on investment activities in the Baltic Region by German, Chinese and South Korean companies. This report includes statistical analysis, information on bilateral cooperation and national investment promotion and 5 detailed case studies. Two versions of the report are available:
Everything you want to know in 4 min about our 'Get Ready For Japan' training! ✅What is it? ✅Who are the beneficiaries? ✅When is it organised? ✅Where to get detailed info? ✅ How to apply? Check the video
The EU-japan Centre organized a workshop at EABF on EU-Japan business cooperation in and with Africa. Video of the workshop That workshop was the 3rd most attended workshop with more than 500 participants.  
You would like to know if your goods may benefit from the existing free trade agreement between the EU and Japan? You are exporting to Japan but are unsure what 'preferential tariff treatment', 'rules of origin' and 'HS codes' are? "How to export using the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)", can help you find your way and also point you to sources of help and information. The handbook includes straightforward explanations, step-by-step instructions, and other tips.

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Joint statement signed by METI Vice Minister Hirose and Director General of DG GROW on the 35th…
 Check the below video on our new helpdesk to promote EU-Japan business cooperation in and with…
Check the below video on our Helpdesk for EU-Japan cooperation at the local level of industrial…

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Rie Arai
Researcher, Environment & Energy Research Division
Ken ASH
Director of Trade & Agriculture, OECD
Petr Bares
Managing Director

Events

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Japan
01/09/2022 - 31/08/2023
  Check our 'Vulcanus in Japan' mobility action in this video including views from a participant - Everything you want to know in 5 min about our 'Vulcanus in Japan' programme ! Testimonials FROM…
Europe
29/09/2022 - 30/09/2022
The EU-Japan Centre is re-starting its in-depth site "Lean in Europe" visits to European plants to discuss best practice and facilitate the sharing of ideas and networking. The…