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Newsletter December 9

Newsletter December 9

Colder weather is announcing the winter holiday season.

In this spirit we shared our annual “Chrismas Basket” promotions with you last week – take advantage of them while they last!


We want to highlight that our corporate member Godiva Japan Inc. has opened its first Godiva Café in Japan, in Tokyo station!


And the Luxembourg Trade and Invest has launched the new magazine “Crossroads”, which you can read here.


Furthermore we want to inform you that TECC (Tokyo Employment Consultation Center) is organizing the webinar “How To Successfully Manage Your Remote Employees In Japan: Best Legal Practices And Remote Work Strategies”, on 22 December 18:00-20:00, via Zoom. More information on the website.


Japan Tech/CES2021 is opening up to foreign companies that want to share their innovative products and ideas with Japan and the world. This hybrid exhibition will be held from January 8 till 17, 2021.
For more details, please refer to the attachment.


And several chambers of commerce are opening up their webinars to BLCCJ members – please refer to our website for details.


Finally, here are a few news headlines of the past days:

-Japan Cabinet OKs 73.6 tril. yen new stimulus to fight virus (Kyodo News, Dec 8)


-October key economic index up for fifth month; pace quickens (The Japan Times, Dec 7)


-ANA, JAL plan to expand their LCC business, eyeing end to pandemic (The Asahi Shimbun, Dec 9)


-Japan to launch health monitor center for inbound tourists amid virus (Kyodo News, Dec 8)


-Japan considers limited resumption of inbound tourism from spring, report says (The Japan Times, Dec 6)


-Masks, hygiene items dominate rankings for sales increases (The Asahi Shimbun, Dec 8)


-London, New York, Tokyo, Paris and Singapore world’s most comprehensively attractive cities: report (Japan Today, Dec 9)


-Japan greenhouse gas emissions fall in FY2019 for 6th straight year (Japan Today, Dec 9)


-Japan plans to postpone 2020 goal of 30% female leadership to later this decade (The Japan News, Dec 8)


Take good care of yourselves during the colder season!


The BLCCJ office