June 23

2020

23-06-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What business opportunities does the Japanese meat market offer to EU SMEs? Today, the domestic production of meat can only meet about half of Japan’s demand and the shortfall is made up of imports. Changing lifestyles have been driving a shift towards more consumption of meat. For many years, the main exporters have been the U.S. and Australia. In recent years, exports from other nations including the EU are growing as a result of conclusion of free trade agreements as well as increasing Japanese demand for unique meat products. In 2019,...

June 18

2020

18-06-20 | 15:00 - 16:00 CET Brands are some of the most valuable intangible assets, helping sustain the growth and market value of industry giants like Apple, Disney and Nike. Creating a strong and sustainable brand requires not just knowledge in marketing, but also an understanding of how brands bring value to a product, service or business. Through case studies and industry data, this webinar will explore the fundamentals of brand valuation and will provide best practices for maintaining and growing brand value throughout the lifecycle of a product or company....

June 16

2020

16-06-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How does the EU-Japan EPA help provide access to Japan's insurance market landscape for European insurance industry firms and SMEs? The insurance market plays a key role in the development and stability of the financial industry of any major market. Accordingly, the insurance industry is both extensively regulated under the auspices of financial-regulatory architecture, but also covered in most economic, financial, or trade agreements. This webinar will be about Japan's insurance market landscape and the role that the EU-Japan EPA plays in...

June 15

2020

In its ongoing efforts to help European SMEs to access the Japanese market, the EU-Japan Centre is co-organising “Export Support” webinars and workshops in cooperation with the EU member organisations of Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) (https://een.ec.europa.eu/). These webinars and/or workshops may include the following: - Sectorial information: sectors, considered for these webinars and/or workshops, are those covered by the EPA and of high potential benefits for EU SMEs, notably food & beverages, textile, footwear & leather (https://www.eu-japan.eu/epa-helpdesk...

June 09

2020

09-06-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET To what extent is AI utilised in Japan’s healthcare industry today?! Japan’s government has highlighted Artificial Intelligence as a way to take on various challenges in the society including the healthcare industry. How to reduce increasing healthcare costs and transform the healthcare delivery to provide better outcomes are two major concerns. Major technology companies such as NEC and Fujitsu are utilising AI focusing on new approaches to diagnostics and drug discovery. Several start-ups are active developing AI-based applications for...

June 02

2020

02-06-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How does the EU-Japan EPA impact the various segments of the maritime transport industry? The maritime transport industry is a critical part of the supply chain and trade network of almost all goods industries and markets in the world. As such, it plays a vital role in the stability and growth of trade and production across the entire economy. As an island-nation, the maritime trade industry is of particular strategic and economic relevance to Japan. The EU-Japan EPA enumerates and provides extensive detail concerning coverage, access and...

May 28

2020

28-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU exporters of fishery products benefit from EPA concessions in exporting his products to Japan? Trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of fishery products to Japan.  As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets.  This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will...

May 26

2020

26-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET Is the Japanese leather and footwear market worth the effort for EU companies? Yes in so many ways! Finding new export channels is critical for any business but especially now during the Covid-19 crisis. Japan offers EU companies a real opportunity to find new sales. Japan may be affected as much as many markets, but the lock down has not been as severe and economic functions continue. Japanese consumers also have much, much higher savings levels than many markets so, even in downturn, have more spending capacity – this is why Japan has...

May 19

2020

19-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU SME exporters benefit from the EPA? Important concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters to Japan, including SMEs.  As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets. This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will make and the opportunities it will create. Each webinar will...

May 12

2020

05-05-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET How can EU producers of vehicles benefit from EPA concessions in exporting its products to Japan? Trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of vehicles to Japan.  As a result, these EU products have since the entry into force of the Agreement an important competitive advantage on the Japanese markets.  This webinar is part of a series of webinars by the EU-Japan EPA Helpdesk. Each webinar will address a different topic or sector and will look at the changes the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement will make and the...

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27/10/2020
27-10-20 | 09:30 - 10:30 AM CET How can EU SMEs best take advantage of the e-commerce growth during COVID-19 to better position their products for market entry and expansion in Japan?  In 40 minutes...
28/10/2020
28-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when entering medical devices and in-vitro diagnostic devices (MD/IVD) market in Japan? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits...

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Report: Artificial Intelligence in the Japanese Educational Sector To get the access to this report, please ...
EU-Japan Newsletter, Issue #71 October 2020 - NEW online version!The Centre's...
Report: Japanese Electronics Sector To get the access to this report, please ...