November 17

2020

17-11-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What to know before starting trade exchanges with Japan? Even if you already export to some FTA-countries, you will need specific information if you intend to have trade with Japan as the EU-Japan EPA is very different from the other trade agreements concluded by the EU.  This presentation will present you what to start with, and will put the focus on the main differences with former agreements. In addition, this webinar will analyse the best and the easiest way to put into practice the EU-Japan EPA and will also provide some useful links...

November 05

2020

The 2020 annual meeting of the EU-Japan Business Round Table (BRT) will take place on Thursday, 5 November in the form of a web-conference. The meeting is expected to "take stock and highlight the success of the EU-Japan EPA" and will "raise awareness of new challenges and taking advantage of the EPA under the new normal of the COVID-19 pandemic". A joint session with the EU and Japanese Authorities will "reflect on the EPA", consider "EU-Japan Business Collaboration in Third Markets" and address "Digital & Green Issues". Click here for an introduction to the BRT and...
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November 04

2020

4-11-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when entering Pharmaceutical market in Japan? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market...

November 03

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/). This coming webinar for the Maritime transport sector is targeted at EU companies seeking to understand the various segments of the maritime transport industry in Japan, as well as the impact of the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement in this sector. Tuesday, 3 November 2020; 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM CET Agenda:...

October 28

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 from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training...

October 27

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 from your desk, discover: Who the major e-commerce players/marketplaces are in Japan and their characteristics What are the characteristics and preferences of Japanese consumers/online shoppers What are the emerging trends in e-Commerce due to COVID-19 What categories from overseas are popular on e-commerce marketplaces How firms can explore cross-border e-commerce and key...

October 21

2020

21-10-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know when exporting to Japan in motor vehicle market? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) which entered in force on 1 February 2019, and we are seeing a considerable increase of EU exports to Japan.  But yet many EU exporters, particularly small and medium-scaled enterprises (SMEs) perceive access to Japanese market difficult because of unfamiliar trade and business practices. This is a series of online training which presents the latest market...

October 20

2020

20-10-20 | 15:30 - 16:30 PM CET Japan is just beginning a multiple decade effort to transform its economy towards artificial intelligence. But its education sector is way way behind in its ability to provide the large numbers of AI knowledgeable workers that future economy will need.  Can your company supply AI education tools, models, software or products to Japans education sector?  What you will learn during this webinar? In 40 minutes from your desk, you will discover: How Japan is planning to transform its educational sector to include AI everywhere possible How your...

October 19

2020

In this webinar, the European Commission and the Ministry of Environment of Japan will introduce the latest developments in their ambitions and efforts for climate action. Two businesses, L’Oréal from Europe and Ricoh from Japan, will illustrate how the Paris Agreement and the NDCs set by governments are key towards shifting business activities in sectors such as cosmetics and electronics.

October 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...

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