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.
March 2022 - EU-Japan NEWS - the Centre's newsletter is now available on WEB and PDF formats.
Topics covered on the February issue:  JAPANESE INDUSTRY AND POLICY NEWS February, 2022 Legislation and Policy News - Trade insurance covers losses due to COVID-19
The report is targeting EU-based small- and mid-sized companies (SMEs) that are manufacturing medical devices and seeking to enter the Japanese market or those aiming at strengthening their current positions in the Japanese market.
This report takes a look at digital transformation (DX) that has been a key and a growing topic over the past years, where Japan is no exception. It aims to provide a holistic overview of the current state of the digital transition in Japan, with a focus on the initiatives undertaken by the private sector and assess the way it has transformed its business and operating models. On this basis, it aims to identify potential opportunities for European companies to enter the Japanese market in the…
Success in Japan requires a deep and ongoing understanding of the consumer. By ‘marketing,’ the authors mean developing and adapting the offer to meet the needs of local consumers as well as encouraging them to buy, and repeat buy through communication and promotional activities.
Topics covered on the January 2022 issue: Legislation and Policy News JIS established "vacuum glass" to improve the heat insulation of windows New promotion law enforced on April 1 to reduce 12 disposable plastic items such as forks and spoons RCEP comes into effect, 30% of the world's GDP starts in a huge economic zone  Forestry Agency announces CO2 absorption calculation method for forests  Survey and Business Data
2022 marks the 35th anniversary of the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation launched in 1987 by the European Commission (DG GROW) and the Japanese Government (METI). Check the video

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On 17 January 2023 in Tokyo, the 2022 Recommendations adopted by the EU-Japan Business Round Table…
Please take a look at the New Year's Special Column written by Mr. Tanabe, Managing Director of the…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting applications to the call for…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting applications to the call for…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting proposals to the call for…
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is currently accepting proposals to the call for…

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

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Japan
30/01/2023 - 03/02/2023
Exhibit at the “nano tech - International Nanotechnology Exhibition and Conference” Identify relevant key contacts  Establish relationships with potential partners (trade and technology…
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01/02/2023 - 03/02/2023
The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation's Space.Japan activity is offering 6 EU space-related SMEs the opportunity to exhibit virtually at the EU-Japan Centre stand at ISIEX 2023. The EU-Japan…