Every sector of the economy from autonomous driving to the hospital sector will need AI knowledgeable workers, as well as a fair number of AI experts, to bring AI products, services and technologies into regular use as the economy transforms.
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This report analyses the current trends and features of the organic food and beverage market in Japan and opportunities for EU companies.
To get the access to this report, please click here.Expert: Sven ErikssonPublication date: September 2020
To get the access to this report, please click here.Expert: Michael CaustonPublication date: June 2020
To get the access to this report, please click here.Expert: Maths LundinPublication date: May 2020
The topics of the June 2020 issue are as follows. LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS・Move across prefectures possible from June 19, determined by the COVID-19 task force of the government・Amended Foreign Exchange Law enforced to strengthen restrictions on foreign investment in Japan・Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), and Ministry of the Environment (MOE)announced Home Appliance Recycling Results in 2019
Topics covered on the July-August issue:LEGISLATION AND POLICY NEWS- Japan-UK EPA negotiation is almost concluded- The Government extends employment adjustment subsidy- "GoTo Travel" campaign, 4.2 million overnight stays a month- Export of black pine Bonsai to EU is possible from October 1SURVEY AND BUSINESS DATA
On 25 May 2020, the EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) issued a Position Paper on the challenges posed by coronavirus, steps that it believes can and should be taken and ideas that could help rebuild the EU and Japanese economies.
To get the access to this report, please click here.Expert: Chieko NAKABAYASHIPublication date: August 2020

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