September 22

2020

22-09-20 | 09:30 - 10:30 AM CET What does the existing structure of Japan’s organic food and beverage market look like, and what are the business opportunities for EU SMEs? In 40 minutes from your desk, discover: The characteristics of the Japanese organic food and beverage market Trends in Japan’s organic food and beverage market Who the key domestic and international actors are and why they have been successful How to obtain a JAS organic label to sell products in Japan Effective communication of ‘organic’ to appeal to Japanese consumers Events for networking and promote...

September 17

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...

September 16

2020

16-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET Are you going to benefit from the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement? 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 webinars which presents the latest...

September 15

2020

15-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What to know / do 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...

September 08

2020

08-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:30 AM CET What opportunities does the Japanese Electronics Sector offer to SMEs in EU? In 1957 Sony developed a small handheld transistor radio. This is the start of the Japanese Electronic industry. Other Japanese companies followed, and the Japanese electronics sector proliferated into many new areas. Japan become the largest exporting country of electronics goods to the rest of the world. Lately, countries like Taiwan, South Korea and recently also China has taken a significant market share, especially in consumer electronics. The increase in the...

September 01

2020

September 18

2020

"Due to the current global health situation, the EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation replaced its 2-week physical programme in Japan by a 3-week virtual programme. The objective of this programme remains the same: helping participants to get an in-depth understanding of how to do business in Japan."  Are you a Start-Up or a SME (small medium enterprise)? Do you wish to gain in-depth insight into the Japanese business environment? Do you require a better understanding of your Japanese partners/competitors? Do you need to learn more about Japanese management...
Japan

September 01

2020

August 31

2021

Testimonials FROM former participants Ms Gizem Cicek (TR) VinJ Trainee at Hitachi Research Lab  "Can you imagine yourself feeling so lucky all the time? I couldn’t, until I got a chance to live in Japan." Read more Ms Madalina IOVANICA (RO)VinJ Trainee at Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation  "I applied for Vulcanus in Japan with the mindset that the program would, for sure substantially, improve my professional skills and stimulate my personal growth. And so it happened." Read more ----------------------------------- What is it? Vulcanus in Japan started in 1997. The...
Japan

July 31

2020

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation will hold a webinar on the influence of COVID-19 on the European economy. The slowdown of the COVID-19 pandemic in Europe has allowed the economy to progressively restart, but secondary infections are still considered a major risk by companies. An outlook of macro economy is important to overcome this unprecedented crisis, but looking into how European companies, including local Japanese companies, are responding to the current situation may help in reading future trends. In this webinar, a speaker from JETRO Tokyo will...

June 25

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 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,...

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The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation has started its operation as a new independent legal...
Launch of online training series. From September onwards, the EU-Japan Centre is managing a series...

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23/09/2020
23-09-20 | 10:30 - 11:00 AM CET What should you know before, during and after import clearance at Japan Customs? Various EU products and services began to enjoy benefits from the EU-Japan Economic...
24/09/2020
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...

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Japanese Industry and policy News June 2020 The topics of the June 2020 issue are as follows...
Japanese Industry and Policy News July-August 2020 Topics covered on the July-August issue:...
Report: 2020 Guide Exporting to Japan What You Should Know To get the access to this report, please ...