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Update on trade between Belgium/Luxembourg and Japan – the impact of COVID-19

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April 13, 2022 @ 12:00 am

Dear members and friends,
We gladly invite you to our first Japanese webinar.

“Update on trade between Belgium/Luxembourg and Japan – the impact of COVID-19” 


During this webinar we will hear about trade between Belgium, Luxembourg and Japan and go deeper into the EU-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).

Our speakers wil share with you the figures and issues so far, the impact of COVID-19, the expectations hereafter.

Godiva Japan, Inc. will share its experience with the EPA.

The presentations will be followed by a Q&A.


Speakers will be:

-On trade between Luxembourg and Japan:
Ms. Yuriko Matsuno, Executive Director, Luxembourg Trade and Investment Office (LTIO) Tokyo

-On trade between Belgium and Japan, the impact of COVID-19 and EPA outcomes:
Ms. Saki Kuroda, Deputy Head of Economic and Trade Section, Embassy of Belgium in Tokyo

-On the EPA in the food import (specifically confectionary):
Mr. Dirk De Ruyver, Japan Representative, Flanders Investment & Trade Office

Testimonial from:
Mr. Shinya Kushiyama, Supply Chain Operations Director, Godiva Japan, Inc.


Wednesday 13 April
17:30-18:30 Japan time / 10:30-11:30 Belgian-Luxembourg time

Zoom Webinar
Presentations and Q&A in Japanese only
Free of charge


If you are interested, please send your name, company name and title to by Wednesday 13 April noon.


Sincerely yours,


The BLCCJ office