EU-Japan Business cooperation in third markets - Focus on the digital economy

Cooperation between European and Japanese companies for joint projects in third markets is a growing and promising business that has been highlighted in previous reports. This report, based on substan...

Report: Export & Import EU-Japan Trade data 2020

The report focuses primarily on the balance of trade between Japan, the EU and its constituent Member States in 2020. The report begins by analyzing Japanese trade with the EU as a whole (both for goo...

Solar energy development in Japan | Juwi X Shizen Energy

In 2013, two years after the nuclear accident of Fukushima, the recently founded Japanese renewable energy developer and supplier Shizen Energy established a joint-venture with juwi, a German leader t...

Report: Japan’s Private Equity and Venture Capital Landscape for EU SMEs and Start-ups

The capital market for SMEs and start-ups consists of several segments,ranging from SME lending and crowdfunding to business angels and venture capital markets. Language English ...

Report: Smart Mobility Market in Japan and Opportunities for EU SMEs

As the 3rd largest economy in the world, Japan places a high value on the advancement of new technologies. The high level of urbanization creates strong incentives for development of Smart Mobility in...

Report: Recent Evolution of Japanese Outbound Tourism and Recommendations for EU SMEs

Europe has been one of the most popular global destinations for Japanese tourists. Global COVID-19 pandemic has taken a heavy toll on the tourism sector. Yet, one may expect that European SMEs will tr...

Report: Working in Japan as an Expatriate: Step-by-step guide and checklist for future expatriates

This report is prepared for expatriates and human resource staff to secure a smooth transition to Japan. It is explaining matters such as taxes and social security systems as well as the cost of livin...

Report: Working in Japan as an Expatriate: Practical Guidance towards Achieving Assignment Success

This report offers practical guidance to EU-based organisations that are considering investing in expatriate assignments as a means towards exploring and exploiting business opportunities in Japan. ...

R&D policies for green innovation | ADEME X NEDO

In 2021, French agency ADEME and its Japanese counterpart NEDO celebrate 30 years of cooperation in the domain of R&D policies for energy and environment. They regularly organize joint seminars ga...

On-demand public transport | Shotl X Odakyu Electric Railway

Odakyu Electric Railway, a major public transport company in Japan, established in 2019 a partnership with Spanish mobility start-up Shotl. Together, they are testing new on-demand transport services ...

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11/05/2021
Import trade concessions are contained in the EPA for EU exporters of leather and footwear 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.
18/05/2021
The webinar is targeted to EU companies seeking information about the way the Smart Mobility Market in Japan is changing, so that they can prepare themselves for the new possibilities in the future.

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Solar energy development in Japan | Juwi X Shizen Energy In 2013, two years after the nuclear accident of...